June 9 – 10: The Journey Home

My last African sunrise. The morning started off cloudy and the sun was fighting to show itself again, but made a nice early morning sky. This is my last few hours in the park and I am taking a very slow drive to Skukuza, where I will have a late breakfast or an early lunch… Continue reading June 9 – 10: The Journey Home

May 5 & 6 – Travel Days

May 5 Early start this morning. I thought that 2 hours in advance of flight would be expected, but on checking in online at Delta was advised that 3 hours were needed. So, dropped of car at Burger King for Connie to have and had taxi pick me up at 7:45 am to take me… Continue reading May 5 & 6 – Travel Days

August 6 – Frankfurt and On

Landed at Frankfurt Airport at  12:30pm after  an uneventful trip.  I didn’t sleep much, but must have got some because it was suddenly light outside. My flight to Johannesburg doesn’t leave until 8:45 pm, so I have lots of time to kill.  They don’t even post the gate until 90 minutes before then, so I… Continue reading August 6 – Frankfurt and On

Winnipeg to Toronto and On

After months and months of waiting (which really flew by), today was suddenly the day I was leaving for South Africa. The day started of surprisingly chilly (10C) but sunny and very refreshing when  Chester and I took our last walk before I left.  As usual there were no birds or critters to be seen,… Continue reading Winnipeg to Toronto and On