It was as if I was saying goodbye to a dear friend. I plopped my expired passport–the one that has traveled with me on all my adventures over the last 10 years—into the waiting envelope. The time had come for me to give up my faithful, dog-eared companion. […]
One of the most spectacular photographic opportunities on the planet is an African safari. I wish I had the skill to properly convey how amazing it is in all the ways one would dream about. And how impossibly inspiring it is from dawn until dusk. But even as […]
Huge. That’s all I could think about as he lumbered towards our jeep. He’s HUGE! I was in Tanzania, standing on the seat of our large Land Rover, the top half of my body sticking out of the roof and yet the bull elephant’s head still seemed a […]
Is a hippopotamus a hippopotamus, or just a really cool Opotamus? ~ Mitch Hedberg I’ve come to love the hippopotamus. I’ll admit, I didn’t in the beginning.
Giraffe are equal parts beautiful and strange.
Heading back to camp in Tanzania, I saw this baobab in the distance and asked my guide Chili to stop the jeep. The scene begged me to take a photo and who was I to refuse.
Majestic. Adorable. Formidable. Captivating. Intelligent. Compassionate. Protective. Funny. Magnificent. These are only a few of the words that come to mind when I think of the elephant—one of my favorite animals on the planet. I mean, who doesn’t love elephants? If there’s someone out there who scowls when […]
It was the end of our second hour driving down a pot-hole infested, rattle-the-teeth-out-of-my-head dirt road in Tanzania, and I was starting to feel as if my body was going to shake apart. The wind was strong and hot, and the dust swirled high into the air. Even […]
This was the moment. The moment I knew I’d never get enough of Africa. I’d never get enough of the excitement, the peace, and the awe I felt every time I was out in the bush.
Ok.. I’m not going to pretend that this is an awesome image. It is however, one of my all time favorites. Less for its overall aesthetic quality, and more because I didn’t know I took it. Yeah, you read that right. Let me back up…