Tanzania–Visit to a Masai Village

Share and enjoy!As if seeing all the animals wasn’t enough for one day, after lunch we left the crater and visited a Masai village. On the way, however, we were treated to this tree full of monkeys. At the village we were welcomed warmly and gathered to watch several traditional activities, such as this welcome dance inRead more

Tanzania–Our Day in the Ngorongoro Crater

Tanzania–Ngorongoro Crater Thomson's Gazelles

Share and enjoy!Jamba–hello in Swahili–from the Ngorongoro Crater. On the drive to the crater floor we had a Swahili lesson, learning phrases to help us on our game drive: Si mama–stop for a photo opp, sawa sawa–OK, and twen-de–we’re done, let’s move on. And of course: Asante–thank you,; karibo–you’re welcome, and kwahare—good-bye. Our day in the crater startedRead more

Myanmar, Part 5: Inle Lake

Inle Lake, Myanmar–Inn Dein Pagodas2

Share and enjoy!I hope you aren’t tired of Myanmar and Inle Lake yet, because we had another amazing day here. Plus you’ve had few days to recover from Myanmar overload! As we arrived at the main hotel building, we received a special good morning greeting from the Butterfly Lovers, a Burmese Romeo and Juliet. Aren’t they gorgeous? I’veRead more