Category Archive: Africa

Namibia, A Road Trip – 3 – Damaraland

We spent half a day driving from Etosha to Damaraland. We had begun the next leg of our road-trip-photography-safari with  David Rogers. It was a warm and dusty drive. We derived amusement from… Continue reading

Namibia, A Road Trip – 2 – Onguma, Etosha

 Our road trip in Namibia began in the capital city, Windhoek This trip was planned as a photo safari organized with David Rogers. We met up with him and three other friends who made up… Continue reading

Namibia, A Road Trip – 1 – Windhoek

“Namib” is of Nama origin meaning “open place”. Indeed, it is a vast, open place considering that the desert extends along the east coasts of Angola, Namibia and South Africa – a distance of about 2,000… Continue reading

The Pride That Fell …

The hunting of Cecil, the lion, brought a lot of publicity to the wildlife of Africa. Reams were written and bits and bytes overflowed on the Internet. Outrage, defence, abuse, sorrow … The… Continue reading

Wagon-House Cliff

We had three days and three nights to meet a friend, do a photo workshop and kickstart our year end (2014) vacation in South Africa (where else?!?). We have done numerous wildlife workshops… Continue reading

Kibera Story 01 – Of Shame & Possible Redemption

We downsized our home recently. And we needed to reduce “stuff”. While we had a garage sale, gifted away bed linen and donated clothes, I had not done anything towards reducing my books,… Continue reading

Roi – The Story

2015 began beautifully. And it continues to shower surprises. We got an email from the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust that they had been approached by National Geographic to do a story on Roi. They… Continue reading

New Beginnings

Some years begin quietly. And some years begin with amazing experiences. We ushered in 2015 in Durban, South Africa. This has been a special place for us since we lived there a few years… Continue reading

Greetings for the New Year!

Social media in the last 10 days or so has been flooded with New Year Greetings. Not just Christmas Greetings or Seasons Greetings, but New Year Greetings. It occurred to me that the… Continue reading

Roi

The elephant funeral (our earlier post “Mourning” ) was a completely heartbreaking experience. Our first act on getting home that day, was to call The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust in Nairobi to report the tragedy.… Continue reading

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