I have wanted to travel and backpack as far back as I can remember. Now that I have been on a trip or two myself, I've been bitten by the so-called "travel bug." It's addicting, and were it not for needing to build up finances I don't think I would ever stop!

I joined to read others experiences (maybe a bad idea, since every time I read about travel experiences I want to go that second), and join in the forums, and plan my future trips.

I've had this travel blog for a little while now, but have used it rarely. Well, actually never. I thought I could get into the habit now, since my next trip is coming up in a couple of weeks. A friend and I are going to Tanzania. I've never been, so it should be pretty great. I'm hoping the rains have stopped by then, but the weather websites I've been stalking have not reported a whole lot of rain. I hope it stays that way, at least for three weeks while we are there. We've been vaguely planning the trip since November. We still don't have much of a plan, but I like to travel that way. Have a loose plan and if you follow it you follow it, if you don't, you don't. Kilimanjaro is ... read more

Africa » South Africa » Mpumalanga » Graskop June 18th 2007

One of the largest canyons in the world, and still growing. Surrounding area too.... read more
God's Window
Top of Lisbon Falls
Panorama of the Canyon

Stayed on the sanctuary and spent the days hiking and horseback riding.... read more
Trekking up to the mountains
My kudu buddy
Sepia scenery

Africa » South Africa » KwaZulu-Natal June 11th 2007

At Dumazulu village. An interesting experience, but the group of American tourists there ruined it a bit.... read more
Stick fighting

Africa » South Africa » Eastern Cape June 6th 2007

Nelson Mandela's house in Qunu. He spends every Christmas there, gives presents to the village children.... read more

Africa » South Africa » Eastern Cape » Hogsback June 6th 2007

Fantastic hiking. Pictures of the hike and area.... read more
Treehouse View
Madonna Falls
Rainforest Rest

Africa » South Africa » Western Cape » Oudtshoorn June 3rd 2007

A rainy couple of days! Plus, my camera died on the first day.... read more
Cango Caves Again
More Cango Caves

Africa » South Africa » Western Cape » Cape Town June 2nd 2007

Europe » France » Île-de-France » Paris May 28th 2007

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