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Sights of Cape Town and Around
[ 2 ] February 21, 2012 |

Sights of Cape Town and Around

Cape Town is an outdoor lover’s dream with a temperate climate, long stretches of beaches, mountains and a myriad of hiking, biking and walking trails. We started and ended several of our days with a walk through the city ending at the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront. This working harbor has bustling docks, luxury yachts, sailboats, […]

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Serengeti & Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania
[ 2 ] February 12, 2012 |

Serengeti & Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania

USA Today recently polled the Serengeti’s Great Migration, the largest mammal migration on earth, as one of the new 7 wonders of the world.  I’m sitting here trying to come up with some superlative to describe what we saw and I’m drawing blanks.  I’ve been to a fair share of zoo’s in my life and […]

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Zanzibar, Tanzania
[ 3 ] January 31, 2012 |

Zanzibar, Tanzania

One of the highlights of our overlanding tour of Eastern Africa was a four-night respite from the tent on the island of Zanzibar. We arrived in Dar el Salaam, the capital of Tanzania, and spent the night at a beachside backpacker camp. We got lucky and upgrades were available so we opted to take the […]

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Kamonkoli, Uganda- Mission Trip
[ 0 ] January 29, 2012 |

Kamonkoli, Uganda- Mission Trip

Several years ago we had the joy of crossing paths for a brief time with a lady named Cynthia. We attended the same small church in Texas together and I’ll never forget on our very first Sunday visiting the church, she made a point to sit by us and made sure we knew we were […]

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White Water Rafting – Nile River, Uganda
[ 1 ] January 17, 2012 |

White Water Rafting – Nile River, Uganda

With one of the highest concentrations of grade 5 and grade 6 rapids in the world, the top of the Nile, just north of Jinja, has become somewhat famous in the world of white water rafting.  Not wanting to miss out on yet another white-knuckle experience we put on our swimsuits and decided to try […]

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