Monthly Archives: October 2011

Zion

Looking back on my first week in Zion camp, near Tarangire National Park, it seems like it has been a lot longer than a mere seven days. I think I had gotten used to always being on the move and … Continue reading

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Nairobi

The first time I had been in Nairobi, there was an attempted coup. We had planned to stop there for a few days en route to Tel Aviv from Johannesburg during the 1982 trip I have referred to earlier. That … Continue reading

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Game Drives

While most of us had never really heard of a game drive prior to this week, let alone experienced one, we certainly got the hang of them during our four days in the Serengeti. We eventually got into a relaxed … Continue reading

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24

Since we arrived at Lake Manyara National Park in the afternoon after driving all day from Engikaret Village, I decided to buy a 24-hour park pass for our group. In past years the ACM group had spent a half day … Continue reading

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Village People

When I had heard that we would be spending two days in a Maasai village, I was a bit concerned that what was really meant was Maasai “village”. After all, I had visited a Zulu “village” in Durban, South Africa … Continue reading

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The Road

I had gotten a sweet deal on a one bedroom cottage to stay in during the week the students were on break before we reunited with them in Arusha to leave on our 6 week-long field portion of the program. … Continue reading

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Dolphins, Monkeys, and Tortoises- Oh my!

Trudy and I found ourselves on the roof of our hotel at 7 am. Breakfast was to be served there starting at 7:30 but we went in search of some coffee as well as to use the internet. Erin, the … Continue reading

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Zanzibarbarians

So much had built up to our weekend in Zanzibar- hours spent at immigration as well as five previous weekend field trips (of increasing awesomeness, I had promised, of which Zanzibar would act as a climax). Like Tanga, this would … Continue reading

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