Dazzle your friends with your wildlife expertise!
For wildlife in Africa, mock fighting is just part of growing up. Young animals learn the necessary skills that will help them down the line when the confrontation isn’t a game. In both Botswana and Kenya last year, I saw quite a few animals butt heads in the […]
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.
Everyday for the past two years, Gary drives to a parking lot on the east side of San Francisco Bay, near Berkeley, next to the Albany waterfront. He can’t be late, his fansa are waiting and they’re hungry.
While visiting friends in Berkeley, I found my way to a nearby waterfront adjacent to the Albany Bulb, an old landfill that has become a park of sorts. It was an early Saturday morning and from the activity on the beach I could see it was also a […]
I went to San Francisco recently on a business trip but was able to spend a couple of days with an old friend and her family in Berkeley. They live near the border of Albany, and when I asked her husband if he had any ideas of where […]
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…
Look at the light! That stare! The combination is mesmerizing isn’t it? I just came upon Mitchell Kanashkevich’s work an hour or so before penning this post, and I am so glad I did. The portfolio, “Everyday Living with the Hamer Tribe” from which this photo was plucked […]
Secrets of My Travel Drawer: Avid Travelers Recommend 20 Must-pack Items Vetted By Countless Miles, Mishaps, And Serendipity
I was speaking to some friends recently who were going away on holiday, and they asked me for my recommendations on must-pack items for their trip. I ended up repeating a lot of the things that I wrote back in August in the piece below, so I thought […]
Whenever I look through my archives, I find myself drawn to this photo. It was 2010 and I was in Marrakech with a small group of travelers, winding through the souk down alleys so narrow that when you stretched out your arms you could touch both sides. I […]