My husband and I had a unique experience when we were in Victoria Falls - we were able to walk with and pet two 22-month old lions who had been orphaned and then rescued by Lion Encounter. This r is an active conservation program that is passionate about ensuring a secure future for the African lion. The species has seen an 80 – 90% decline in the past 20 – 30 years and Lion encounter is Africa’s first genuine program to ethically re-introduce the offspring of captive-bred African lions back into the wild. Lion Encounter offers people the chance to walk with this magnificent species, or volunteer with them and actively contribute to their efforts, to save the African Lion. For more information go to http://www.lionencounter.com
Adventure Travel for the Young-at-Heart
Welcome to my travel blog which is aimed primarily at mature older adults who are still young-at-heart. I always loved to travel and managed to visit much of the North America (including all 50 states), most countries in Western Europe and a few in Asia during vacations over my 35-year career while working and raising a family. However, my passion for traveling to new places and learning about the local cultures grew exponentially when I retired in late 2015, an empty-nester just shy of my 58th birthday.
During the first 24 months of this life-s... full info