Murchison Falls National Park

Posted by Pat on January 19, 2017 in Travel |

17-18 January 2017 I awake to hippo eyes and twitching ears poking from the river in front of my room. I am eager to go in search of that “Disney Matterhorn” moment. But instead, I hope to see some of these massive hippos on land. 

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Along the Historic Nile – Murchison Falls National Park  

Posted by Pat on January 19, 2017 in Travel |

17-18 January 2017 What can I say about game drives? You drive around in a huge open safari jeep hoping to spot game. It reminds me of the long drive to Disneyland and the challenge to be the first to spot the Matterhorn above the freeway skyline. But now I am looking for lions, big […]

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Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary Uganda

Posted by Pat on January 17, 2017 in Travel |

16 January 2017 The animal of the day is the African White Rhino.

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Kampala, Uganda 

Posted by Pat on January 17, 2017 in Travel |

15 January 2017 Kampala, the capital of Uganda, was named the 13th fastest growing city on the planet. Having just driven through the city, I know this statistic to be true.

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Entebbe’s Gardens and Chimps

Posted by Pat on January 14, 2017 in Travel |

13-14 January 2017 One can see just so many churches, monuments, or museums before all becomes a blur of facts, antiques, or statues. While I cherish all my experiences, I believe the ones I remember most vividly are the trips that included nature and wildlife. I don’t forget the penguins, alpacas, whales, elephants, lions and […]

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Flying to Africa – A Marathon of Endurance

Posted by Pat on January 12, 2017 in Travel |

10-12 January 2017 Travel has become a Marathon experience. Or maybe it’s just me. Distance, time, lack of convenience, age? Either/or, or all of the above? Distance is a challenge in itself. I am flying from the West coast of one continent to the East Coast of another: United States to Africa, California to Uganda. 

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