Kenya

We spent quite a bit of time in this lovely country, crossing the border from Tanzania and driving directly to Nairobi, the capital of Kenya. In Nairobi, we visited the Langata Giraffe Center which is one of the only places in the world where Rothschild giraffes thrive. It would have been inexcusable to miss the…Continue reading Kenya

Botswana

Botswana is a wonderful country to visit. We found the people here to be extremely friendly and welcoming (even the immigration officials were excellent ambassadors of their country, smiling and welcoming us to their country and eager for us to have a good time here). Unfortunately, we only had one week in beautiful Botswana, so…Continue reading Botswana

Namibia

Wonderful Namibia, how we love thee! We’ve had a marvelous time in tourist friendly Namibia, indulging in several adrenaline based sports such as quad biking, sand boarding, skydiving, and hiking. In four weeks, we visited Ruacana Falls (magnificent waterfall straddling the border to Angola), Opuwo (a great base to see Himba tribes), Etosha National Park…Continue reading Namibia

Gabon

We didn’t spend much time in compact Gabon, but just enough to be mesmerized by its pristine natural beauty and stalk buffaloes and elephants one afternoon at Reserve de la Lope. We did find getting stamped in and out of Gabon to be problematic, as unlike every other country in Africa where entry and exit…Continue reading Gabon

Ghana

Our first English speaking country in two months! It was awesome to cross the border from Burkina Faso and immediately be greeted by impeccable English. We were mesmerized by Mona and Colobus monkeys at the Boabeng-Fiema Monkey Sanctuary, got lost in west Africa‚Äôs largest market in the Asante city of Kumasi, stalked elephants at Mole…Continue reading Ghana