Alpamayo Circuit, Peru. August, 2017

Peru – Trekking the Alpamayo in the Codillas Blancas Mountains Aug 19 – Sept 2, 2017 My birthday celebration continues.  I was eager to get to the airport to enjoy … Continue Reading →


Hiking Glacier National Park and family visit, Montana

Montana August 5-14, 2017   Yeah, off on another adventure, this time with hiking friends and “locally” in the US.  Funny thing is, the trip is no cheaper as a … Continue Reading →

Celebrating my 50th in Nepal

Nepal via Abu Dhabi April 15 – May 7, 2017   Arriving at LAX with mom I suddenly felt uneasy and reluctant asking myself what the heck I’m doing heading … Continue Reading →

Yosemite group Dewey point

Yosemite, 2017

Yosemite Jan 27-30, 2017   It’s incredible what can be fit into one weekend!  4 days and a week’s worth of fun with strings of memorable moments more densely packed … Continue Reading →


Tanzania via Amsterdam (Oct 15-Nov 2, 2016)

 Animal Communication workshop and safari with Carol Gurney.  An exceptional jouney on so many levels! Back to Africa, Tanzania to be more specific.  A place I visited a decade ago … Continue Reading →

Austria Adventure around Salzkammergut region

FYI:  This posting is directly from my journal, it has not been edited and does come with it’s fair share of type-o’s and abbreviations.  I hope you enjoy nonetheless.  Photos … Continue Reading →


Madagascar ~ An upside down world, 2015

Madagascar ~ I’ve posted my journal, which again is quite wordy.  Added in are extra photos for those who prefer a quicker overview without details.  Enjoy and thank you again … Continue Reading →


Amazing Mana Pools… Paradise!

11 May ~ Mana Pools, Zimbabwe   I’ve read over and over where Mana Pools is paired with the idea of Paradise for those of us who’s core being somehow … Continue Reading →

Disappointing Kapama Private Reserve

10 May My last drive here on Kapama after 3 night’s stay was again mostly uneventful.  When the guides have to focus more on dung and foot prints you know … Continue Reading →


Khulula Care for Wild… A very special place!

Wildlife Care Center 14 April Meeting Martin: 4 volunteers meet Martin at the airport in the morning, each of us heading to a different project, one to monitor wildlife in … Continue Reading →


Treehouse Camp near Krueger NP (6 days)

Krueger and surrounding area near Hoedspruit 8 April ~ To Krueger An early start to the day, as in a 3am wake up call, ugh!  To catch a flight to … Continue Reading →


Cape Town

Cape Town Holiday   31 March, Tuesday Just arrived in Cape Town and am so excited to be in this lovely and highly raved about city.  Table Mountain dominates the … Continue Reading →


Conservation experience sums up

28 March ~ one more day… was a good day   *** To start, Valerie was not with us, receiving us all of her negative vibe, whew!  It seems she’s … Continue Reading →


A bit more conservation and off to St Lucia (SA)

I awoke one day with a likening of this park to that of hiking Griffith Park in California.  Griffith Park is a beautiful place to hike with good hills and … Continue Reading →