What does one need for a two week African safari? A duffel bag stuffed with a minimal amount of lightweight, olive drab and khaki colored clothing, including the ubiquitous 'safari vest', is a good start. Pre-treated with insect repellent is a plus. Throw in two pairs of quick dry panties, a bush hat.......and for me another more elegant hat complete with my lovely friend Vanessa's flower pin "just because".......one pair of sturdy shoes, flip flops for the shower/pool areas where big bugs hang out, PJ's, a warm jacket for evenings around the fire pit as it will be early Winter, and.......make the best of it!
My back-up camera, the nice compact Canon A1100
My great camera with the 26X zoom
Can you believe, a lady closer to seventy (ouch! that's hard to write!) than sixty, would actually be going on such a big adventure? For me, who's traveled quite a lot, this is the ultimate trip.
My cameras will document my journey. They will be the most important items in my luggage next to my passport. On my return I hope to share with YOU the beauty of the African continent, the animals, the people, and the special places where I stay.
A BREATH OF FRESH AIR is a fresh version of my former three year blog ACROSS THE POND which can still be accessed by clicking on the title above.
I'm a transplanted Brit enjoying life in North Carolina. 50 years journeying back and forth across the wide Atlantic Ocean have kept me busy.......and made my life very interesting! I'm still traveling often - look forward to sharing many new places during the next couple of years.
All images are my own unless noted otherwise. Please do not use my photos without a request. I enjoy sharing and will usually say OK!