The Day That Went Missing…

April 10th -   After what was actually a super restful night (bed at 2:00 am and up by 6:30 am so Iโ€™m not sure that truly counts as โ€˜nightโ€™) we got up and gathered the last of our things, took out the garbage, said goodbye to Atlas and the kittens and headed off to [...]

Mingling Theatre Goers

Friday March 31st - One last early morning... something I could readily say I wouldn't miss ๐Ÿ˜œ Out we went and though we never seen as much the last two rides as we did during the first two, there was of course still very interesting moments ๐Ÿ˜‰ Three rhinos crossed in front of us, a [...]

The Never Ending Day

Thursday March 30th - 4:30 am... what a time to be up on vacation๐Ÿ˜ณ Or any day of life really. We got ready and drowsily headed out to the tea and coffee area. We were the first ones there and we clumsily poured some coffee and munched on a peanut butter cookie or two while [...]

African Safari Field Notes – Day One

African Safari Field Notes - Day one, time unknown. We joined our fellow expedition members and guide. There are seven of us in total. Weather looks hot, water supply low. Emotions are running high, all feeling mixtures of slight excitement and trepidation. What will this journey hold? Are any of us really prepared...? Wednesday March [...]

Journeying To And Through Johannesburg

Monday March 27th - The view from the surf lodge was taken in one last time that morning before we drove off, looking for breakfast in the town of Jeffrey's Bay. During the drive there, my first flamingos were spotted ๐Ÿ˜ They're actually super weird... which I pretty much knew, but seeing their spindly long legs [...]

We Write To Taste Life Twice

Saturday March 25th - Almost the worst I'd felt yet ๐Ÿ™„ Waking with a pounding head, aching body and runny nose. The plan was to get breakfast and then medication. We made it into 'Ile de Pain', the breakfast place Mike had been wanting to go to and a coco nutty smoothie was ordered to share [...]