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 →


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 →


Conservation Project, South Africa

Africa, Phase II – to Mkuse (not Imflozi) Here’s a snippet from the conservation project… and insight to life protecting endangered species in a controlled game park setting. Aero Guest … Continue Reading →


Botswana – Namaste Africa!

Botswana Blog (excerpts from the Journal) 1-14 March, 2015 1 March It’s been quite a journey getting here with many moments I had to remind myself to just breathe.  My … Continue Reading →


Africa Adventure ~ The Arrival

Africa 2015 Feb 26-28, 2015 It’s been quite a journey getting here with many moments I had to remind myself to just breathe.  My bones are aching, my eyes tired, … Continue Reading →

The guardian

Grand Adventures continue in 2015

10 February, 2015 Travelgirls adventures continue… In the inspiring words of the great John Muir, “The world is big and I want to have a good look at it before … Continue Reading →

Sunrise as we near Gilman's Point

The Summit of Kebo Mountain, aka: “Kilimanjaro” – 2004

It was the best and worst day of my life so far.  A challenge like I’ve never known physically, mentally, spiritually… and something else.  It seems ther e is nothing … Continue Reading →