The Smoke That Thunders

May 7, 2011

We head to Victoria Falls first thing in the morning so that we can see one of the 7 wonders of the world (Ed’s 5th, my 3rd).  You can see the mist rising from over 20 miles away.  We are brought along a path that requires a serious rain coat.  From the Zambia approach you […]

The River

The Birdhouse in Zambia

May 6, 2011

Zambia is a big change from Savanna.  The Zambagezi resort is a short drive from a very impoverished Livingstone.  Here we are still insulated but it’s clearly a more poverty stricken community- those who work at the resort have built a small village on it’s outer gate so they can live close to work.  A […]

Hail the King

A Walk with the King

May 2, 2011

Morning in Savanna and our first sighting of the day was a Serval – a rare wild cat.  It was small and skittish, the only creature we saw on Safari who instantly hid from view.  But a bigger cat was around the corner.  We found the dominant male lion out for his morning walk.  He […]


“Good morning, let’s go wake up the animals!”

May 1, 2011

When I hop out of bed in anticipation of a pre-dawn wake up call and am out the door in 15 minutes…something exciting is afoot.  Or on the prowl.  Ed’s fantastic selection of the Savanna resort in the Sabi Sands game preserve was perfect beyond description.  Each day started at sunrise, Libon the tracker and […]