General Travel

Finally!!!! The Kenya story is here!!!

After a lot of editing and writing, after Christmas and a few more trips and adventures, the Kenya story is finally up on the travel side. And so finally… awim…awep…awim…awep..the Lion sleeps tonight

General Nature

A lesson in zebras

Notice anything different between these two zebras?The second one’s lines are narrower and do not go around its belly. It is called a Grevy Zebra.There are three species of zebras: the plains zebra, this Grevy zebra and the mountain zebra. The plains zebra and the mountain zebra belong to the subgenus Hippotigris, but Grevy’s zebra is the […]


Tourism versus Morals

Tonight I attended a travel talk on Thailand, but the speaker chose to discuss the fate of disappearing tribes. He talked about the “giraffe” women, who were treated like zoo animals by tour operators who charged tourists to gawk at them.This made me think back on my visit to a Maasai tribe in Kenya. We […]