Six Months in South Africa: Camdeboo National Park

Vilis and I didn’t depart from Mountain Zebra National Park as early as planned on October 21 because a report came in of a cheetah hunting black wildebeest on the Rooiplat plain, just as we ret...

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...