When our daughter was living in South Africa, we took advantage of the situation and made numerous trips to Africa. What amazed us was that even though Africa had not been high on the list of the places we thought we wanted to visit, after several trips we were hooked. It has now been a few years, we miss visiting Africa and very much want to go back some day.
One of our daughter's largest projects was writing about the restoration of Gorongosa Park in Mozambique. She published an article in Smithsonian Magazine, "Greg Carr's Big Gamble".
After reading and hearing so much about Gorongosa we wanted visit the park ourselves, so we accompanied her on a trip to the park and then proceeded to visit a bit more of Mozambique. I was fortunate enough to have a short piece I wrote about our trip called "Your Vacation in Lights: Vacationing in Mozambique" published in the Washington Post.
Now that I am retired, I find that I enjoy traveling more and more without the constant worry about what is happening at the office. It is liberating!
Over the years I have found that, while preparing for my travels, it was both informative and enjoyable to read the travel blogs from other folks who had been to the places I was about to visit; therefore I decided to return the favor. I also enjoy photography and take enough pictures that at least some turn out good enough to share with others and give a feel for the places I visit.
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