Double dare at Victoria Falls
At the big drop-off

Double dare at Victoria Falls

In brief: We walked the lip of the falls extensively in both Zambia and Zimbabwe. We also took on two challenges: Zambia’s Devil’s Pool and Zimbabwe’s rapids rafting. You can view Victoria Falls, the great…

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Wet in the Wild:  Three other types of safaris
Young rhino and wildebeest, waterhole

Wet in the Wild: Three other types of safaris

In brief: Our safaris at three noted wildlife areas in Botswana were very different from the most common type, driving - partly because water is so vital at this dry time. Botswana is rich in…

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Circling Iceland: The North
Kolugljufur waterfall

Circling Iceland: The North

Here are some of the things we enjoyed around this spectacular country…in three geographical regions. Secondly, the north, which we felt represented Iceland in microcosm and was a good area to explore if you have…

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Gorillas and the fourth wall
Even awakening and yawning, this silverback can frighten

Gorillas and the fourth wall

Virunga. Perhaps you have read about this natural treasure and its notable inhabitants, the endangered gorilla. Perhaps you have seen documentaries or the movie, Gorillas in the Mist. We were willing to venture into the…

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