Category Archive: Africa

Photo of the Week – Kenya

September 3, 2010 2 Comments »

Feeling the Rhythm – Samburu Kenya The colorful tribes of Samburu in Kenya seems to always be dancing.  While on safari in Samburu Park, we stopped in one of the Samburu villages; an eye opening, music-filled experience.  Each of the women took our hands and brought us into their tribal dance adorning us with colorful […]

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Photo of the Week Egypt

July 16, 2010 10 Comments »

In the Spotlight – Egypt I’m embarrassed to say that I don’t even know where this was shot.  Sure, I know I was in Egypt in yet another temple, but I had my overdose of temples much earlier in my stay, so I stopped really keeping track.  As I wandered around yet another temple I […]

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Photo of the Week – Morocco

June 18, 2010 2 Comments »

Tough Stain – Fes Morocco This isn’t what you think.  This man is holding silk thread and is in the process of dying it a bright red color.  I took this photo while I toured around the most miraculous medina in Morocco.  Here’s my excerpt of my fist impressions: The moment you entered the big […]

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McDonalds and the RTW Traveler

May 27, 2010 86 Comments »

The McDonalds stigma is strong...

It has to be said…and this may be controversial… Eating at McDonalds in a foreign country does NOT make you a despicable traveler. In all honestly – up until I took my career break and traveled around the world, I would have scoffed at that statement. I thought Americans who ate at McDonalds while traveling […]

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Photo of the Week – Sinai Egypt

May 14, 2010 3 Comments »

Color Canyon Hike in the Sinai Region of Egypt The wind had formed the sandstone of Color Canyon in Sinai Egypt is a memorable hike.  The canyon floor ‘trail’ was sometimes wide and sometimes very, very narrow. As you walked through the cannon and followed the path of the wind, you saw the various colorful […]

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Photo of the Week – Zanzibar

February 19, 2010 1 Comment »

African Sushi – Zanzibar I love markets, they never disappoint.  This man in the Stonetown Market looked like had been carving up fish for hours.  A few minutes earlier I saw a man drag in a huge  hammer-head shark – amazing.  Read the entire Zanzibar market story on my post from 2006. View all of […]

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Photo of the Week – July 28, 2009

July 28, 2009 9 Comments »

As I travel through Mongolia this week, I decided to have a photo flashback!  Two years ago I was traveling through Morocco – one of my favorite countries!  I recently went back to edit some writing and photography about my time there.  Enjoy this flashback of photos and check out one of the most popular […]

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Yella! Moving on from Egypt

August 2, 2007 3 Comments »

Photo: The many towers of the Mohammad Ali Mosque in Cairo For the ‘best of’ Egypt Photography – click here! For all pictures of Cairo and other Egypt oddities – click here! Egypt was a quick stop for me – 2 weeks, but I covered a lot of ground. I went from South to North, […]

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