Chasing Lava On Mt Nyiragongo.

I dreamed of climbing Nyiragongo Mountain since I first heard of it five years ago. I was always up for a great challenge, but unfortunately something always came up or there was some kind of insecurity in the area. When a friend asked me if I was interested in joining them, I was excited! Why […]

The Karamajong, Uganda’s Nomadic Warriors.

I remember when I was growing up, we heard stories about the Karamojong. I heard they lived a simple life, drank cow blood and had few possessions– not even clothes. It was really interesting to hear all about this. When I saw them on TV I was intrigued. A leader of a tribe. Photo by […]

South Africa, My New Found Love!

South Africa was not on my list this year of places to explore. Zambia, Namibia and Botswana were, but my budget and work commitments did not allow it. I heard it was difficult to obtain a visa for Africa’s southern tip, but I tried and thankfully I was accepted! Skyline of Johannesburg.   Johannesburg was […]

Seychelles, the Indian ocean Paradise.

 Seychelles? We are  going to Seychelles. That was my reaction when I found out I was heading to this magical place. I was excited! Located in the Indian ocean about a thousand miles off the coast of East Africa, its where paradise comes to life. I have always wanted to go here. I mentioned Seychelles […]

Seychelles, the Indian ocean Paradise.

 Seychelles? We are  going to Seychelles. That was my reaction when I found out I was heading to this magical place. I was excited! Located in the Indian ocean about a thousand miles off the coast of East Africa, its where paradise comes to life. I have always wanted to go here. I mentioned Seychelles […]

Don’t stop traveling.

It’s been said that you discover yourself when you travel. I agree. You are in a foreign place, discovering new food, people, and culture. It’s inevitable that you yourself will change, and your thinking will evolve. We all face hardships, and I’ve certainly encountered many who have lost jobs, loved ones, and hope. Stress and […]