No One Wears Panties in Kenya

After  2 hours, Mohammed turned around and said “let me introduce you to your African massage” Having heard this phrase before, I groaned, poor Jackie and Andrea had no idea, until the wheels hit the gravel and we proceeded to bounce and vibrate along the road, the whole van shaking ferociously, threatening to dislodge essential working parts and break apart completely.

The Undercover Unicorn in Nepal

Kathmandu, Pokhara, Poonhill Trail, Nepal  Finalement!!!!After a very long school term, nearly 3 months,with not one single break-not a 3 day weekend, not a rain day…nothing, alas, breathing I sigh of relief I packed my bag for a 2 week adventure starting in Nepal and ending in Thailand.  Knowing that my time in the UAEContinue reading “The Undercover Unicorn in Nepal”

Cool as a Banana in Tanzania

Mbeya,Tanzania The drive to Mbeya from Malawi is all mountains, trees, lake views, and small villages.  Mbeya is elevated above the malaria line so it’s cold but the valley is beautiful.  Looking at google maps, I realized that Mbeya is settled in The Great Rift Valley which is not really one large trench but aContinue reading “Cool as a Banana in Tanzania”

The Puppy Closet and Other Adventures in Malawi

Find out how to spend a few glorious days in Malawi. Warning this post contains zombies and long walks.

Baboons like Bananas… and other fascinating insights, on the road in Southern Africa

Where 3 ladies try to negotiate bus travel through Zimbabwe, Zambia, and Malawi

Always Say Yes to a Springbok!

Someone: “What are your Travel Plans for Winter Break ?” (2016/17) Me:“I’m going to Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, and Tanzania.” Someone: “Oh wow!  So do you take flights between all the countries?” Me: “We have a flight from Harare to Victoria Falls and then Mbeya TZ, to Dar Es Salaam, TZ.  The other times we willContinue reading “Always Say Yes to a Springbok!”

30 Days on a Greyhound Part 2:

Part 2: Murica: Mormons, Rednecks, Mennonites, and Strip Clubs…about what you’d expect really.  5,524km/3,349miles I know some people in the USA, family, friends, and my boyfriend.  Before this trip I’d only been to Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, and New York. Usually when people travel to the USA from Canada they go to Florida, California, andContinue reading “30 Days on a Greyhound Part 2:”

30 Days on a Greyhound Bus: Part 1

I am terrified of birds, Stanley Park is therefore a terrifying place for an Ornithophobe; there are all the usual suspects: pigeons, seagulls, crows, and tiny birds I cannot name, but there are also massive Canadian Geese and Swans.  I saw a tourist chasing a Goose, trying to get the perfect shot, I was both amused and horrified by this scene.