Six Months in South Africa: Camdeboo National Park

Located in South Africa’s arid Karoo region, scenic Camdeboo National Park protects mountains and plains surrounding the historic town of Graaff-Reinet, as well as Nqweba Dam and the spectacular...

Aussie Water Dragons

After a brief, pre-dawn greeting of the tropical day in Townsville, I jumped into focused, highspeed packing and house cleaning in preparation for Vilis’s and my departure from Australia four da...

Australian National Botanic Gardens

In cool air under cloudy skies, I set out early to explore Canberra, strolling past galahs that perched like pink and grey blossoms above deep red roses in a mini-park, and then on to Sullivan’s...