78 Days to Go!

Not that I’m counting or anything – but there are 78 days left before my trip to Kruger National Park in South Africa begins.  🙂 Most of the preparations were made well in advance, but there are a few things that I have to start thinking about now.  On Tuesday, I had my appointment with… Continue reading 78 Days to Go!

Re-Visiting South Africa

Well, I’m  not actually re-visiting there now – but I was going through the pictures from my trip again and decided to make a couple of videos using the best pics.  I got quite a few good pictures while I was there, so it was tough leaving some of them out, but I didn’t want… Continue reading Re-Visiting South Africa

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


I left packing the suitcases until I was finished work and on my weekend.  I was using some of the items so there wasn’t much use packing it and then living out of the suitcase before leaving.  I did the laundry Friday morning and began packing on Friday afternoon. The camera, of course, was still… Continue reading Packing

More Preparation and Planning

As well as booking the actual trip and items needed for the trip, there are many other things to be done. First on my list was a better camera.  If you have been reading, you know I bought 2 different cameras.  The first one was a Sony NEX (first a 3 and then a 5). … Continue reading More Preparation and Planning

Preparation and Planning

Planning and preparation for my trip to Africa is pretty much done. Planning started a year ago, when I contacted some amazingl friends who have experience traveling to Africa.  They gave me wonderful advice on the different camps in Kruger to consider.  They told me when I had too much distance to comfortably travel in… Continue reading Preparation and Planning