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UGANDA: An Emerging Destination

I’ve always wanted to see upclose the endangered, almost mythic mountain gorillas….those gentle giants that can only survive in one area in the world, bordered by Rwanda, Congo and Uganda.   Due to Dian Fossey and her “Gorillas in the Mist” book and the movie upon which it was based, Rwanda has always been top … Read more

City of Cool: Cape Town

The weather was spectacular while I was in Cape Town in July!  What a “winter” at 70 degrees with blue skies. Cape Town has a vibrant waterfront, a hip art scene, happening downtown area and a serious foodie and coffee scene. LOVE! It’s so unique–you have beaches on one side of the city and Table Mountain … Read more

MY TOP 50 SAFARI PICS FROM SOUTH AFRICA

We had absolutely fabulous game viewing while on safari in Kapama Reserve at Kapama Buffalo Camp, and in Sabi Sands at Chitwa Chitwa Lodge. I loved both camps!  I will post pics of them next week. But everyone wants to see animals, and when you shoot over 3,000 pics it’s pretty hard to cull down … Read more

IMAGES FROM CAPE TOWN & CAPE WINELANDS

The weather was spectacular while I was in Cape Town last month!  What a “winter” at 70 degrees with blue skies. Cape Town has  a vibrant waterfront, a hip art scene, happening downtown area and a serious foodie and coffee scene. LOVE! It’s so unique–you have beaches on one side of the city and Table … Read more

My Recent Trip to Kenya with Micato Safaris: Part 1

I came back from Kenya 3 weeks ago, and have been going through over 3,000 pictures, yikes! That’s what happens when you go to Africa on safari….even non-photographers like me take zillions of pictures because you simply can’t believe what you are seeing. I traveled with Micato Safaris, a high-end safari company that has been in business … Read more

TEATIME in LONDON at The EGERTON HOUSE

The Egerton House is one of my absolute favorite hotels in London!  Small, intimate lux boutique hotel with a superb location (7 minutes walking to Harrods), beautiful rooms, stellar service and a great tea (and martinis!).  Here is my niece and her semester-abroad friends enjoying a wonderful tea service, with sweets to die for,  in the … Read more

Review of AMA Waterways Danube River Cruise–FABULOUS!

REVIEW:  Danube River cruise on Ama Waterways AmaSerena Last month, I sailed on AMA Waterways for the first time, and it will certainly not be the last time!  It was absolutely fabulous. I sailed the 164-passenger AMA Serena, built in 2015.  We sailed from Budapest to Nurenburg on a Christmas Market cruise. The benefits of … Read more

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