It was my lucky day when I saw I was the only person in line at the visa application counter at the Mozambican border crossing. Other border crossings and immigration procedures that I’ve endured have lasted up to four hours, but this one looked easy. I smiled, said “bom dia” (good morning), and handed my […]
Best of Africa Video
Enjoy this short video highlighting a few best of Africa photographs I took during the 2014 summer in South Africa, Mozambique and Swaziland. I used a Nikon D7000 and Nikon Coolpix P510. Note: For best results, view this YouTube video full screen in high-definition. (After starting the video, hover over lower right corner of video for […]
Watch Your Six
My first title of “Safety & Security” did not sound very fun or interesting; after all, that would certainly not be the typical travel tale one writes home about. However, “Watch Your Six” has a bit of intrigue, does it not? Watch Your Six is a term I recently learned, and learned well. Working my […]
Internet – A Need or a Want?
While recently trying to plan a 10-day excursion into neighboring Mozambique, I was starkly reminded of how much we depend on internet access. The excerpt below – from a conversation between myself and a local South African, Andre – gave me pause to wonder if my dependence was a need or a want… Me: […]