Walking with Lions September 25th 2017 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 Afri ... read more
Africa » Zimbabwe » Victoria Falls The UK annexed Southern Rhodesia from the South Africa Company in 1923. A 1961 constitution was formulated that favored whites in power. In 1965 the government unilaterally declared its independence, but the UK did not recognize the act and demanded ... ... read more
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