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Category Archives: Africa

Rural Kenya

Children of a Masai village…View full post »

Acacia sunset

Acacia trees are the essence of Kenya on the Serengeti-Mara plains. They provide shade for all, fresh tender leaves forView full post »

South of Somalia

North shore, Zanzibar, TanzaniaView full post »

What elephants like…

On the Mara the small white flowers are a favorite of the baboons. But it is the young tree starts that the elephantsView full post »

Dancing on the Mara

Visiting a Masai village during a dance ceremony.View full post »

Under the Baobab Tree

In Zanzibar, the Boabab trees have many significances within the culture and historically. They can live for more than aView full post »

Sunset over Liberia

I landed a week ago in Monrovia to spend the next month helpingĀ this west African country that is struggling toView full post »

Messing Around

Sunrise one morning on the Mara found us with a large pride of lions led by this big male. One of his sons thought itView full post »

Maddie’s Zanzibar

When Maddie and I visited Zanzibar off the coast of Tanzania we spent the first several days on the north end of theView full post »

Masai couture

Masai Warrior on the Mara last week.View full post »

Cut here in Emergency

The infamous Twin Otter from de Havilland in Canada, now an African bush plane… how we fly on safari.View full post »

Passion without Boundaries

Some sports are universal… and that is the beauty.View full post »

Wrinkle Resistant

This was as close as I wanted to get and he had small tusks… after our guide told us the only animal big enough toView full post »

Storm on the Mara

The weather was a bit unsettled during our visit to the Mara, but the migration was still happening and it made for someView full post »

Indian Ocean sans Pirates

Maddie came to visit me for the first time in Africa… spent a long weekend on Zanzibar, diving and exploring thisView full post »

Hell’s Gate… Kenya

Back in Kenya till the year’s end. Took a day and hiked Hell’s Gate which is ~ 2 hours from Nairobi. OurView full post »

Karura Forest Waterfall, Kenya

The rainy season has come late this year to east Africa. Perhaps a reflection of global warming or just an aberration,View full post »

Rainy season rapids, Karura Forest, Kenya

This is an abstract of the rapids below the waterfall in Karura Forest. Sometimes it is not about catching the absoluteView full post »

Living on the edge

captured with: fuji xpro-1 @ 50mm, f1.4, iso 200, 1/250View full post »

Happy hour on the Mara

Acacia trees can offer more than shade after sunset…View full post »

some necessities never change

fuji xpro-1 @ 50mm, f/2.0, 1/750, iso 200 Addis Ababa, EthiopiaView full post »

Tallied…

People and dwellings can be counted for many reasons in developing countries….View full post »

where you look, you can see

Beauty within times of trouble Is where you look, if you wish to seeView full post »

Kisumu Ndogo…

Karibu to Kibera… Nairobi, KenyaView full post »

Le Miuex

James… meilleur guide sur Masai Mara avec le camp SerianView full post »

Karura Forest, Kenya

Bokeh from a walk with Helen last October…View full post »

Fresh herbs in Addis

In the Mercado Market of Addis Ababa you can buy just about anything… green or roasted coffee to die for –View full post »

Even lions respect

Some are just best left alone… Masai Mara.View full post »

Where pirates roam…

Along the East African coastline and in Zanzibar, the boat of choice is the centuries old dow. Somethings are best leftView full post »

Kichanga…

Walking the paths of a small village in Zanzibar I was surprised to see the color of the red colored soil – it wasView full post »

Streets of Nairobi

Back in Nairobi to finish out my work here until May… where it is now summer and the rainy season is just aroundView full post »

No tusks…

Helen and I ran into this little fellow who was only 1-2 days old just before sunset on the Mara. We spent better partView full post »

Bridging Gaps

Technology can often times inhibit communication, especially between two very different cultures because of theView full post »

Little Tusks

Life is usually much simpler when you still have little tusks… Captured with: nikon d700 @ f/6.3, 1/640, 240mm,View full post »