Category Archives: On the Road

Buyer’s Delight!

Now that I’ve had a few days and nights in this new house, I’ve really come to appreciate why they sited it where they did.  It’s actually perfect.  The rising sun comes through the front bank of windows and is … Continue reading

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Earthships

During our holiday family gathering in New Mexico, we took the opportunity to go visit the Earthship educational center.  We became interested in Earthships after we watched The Garbage Warrior, featuring eco architect Mike Reynolds. Here’s the definition of an … Continue reading

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Paris – Part Deux

Lest you think we are shallow people and spent all of our time eating and shopping in Paris amidst all of the fabulous museums, well, I’m here to tell you…um…well…um… We thought we were cultured people.  We like music and … Continue reading

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South Luangwa National Park – Zambia

We went on two game drives in South Luangwa National Park.  One in the evening (4-8 pm) and one in the morning (6-10 am).  We could have gone on two more but realistically, unless you’re a super hard core tourist … Continue reading

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Flatdogs Lodge — South Luangwa

We had a great time at Flatdogs and South Luangwa National Park, despite the heat (I know, my whining about the heat is getting old but have I told you how hot it is????). Here were our accommodations.     … Continue reading

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Proflight

We took Proflight to Mfue to reach Flatdogs, our South Luangwa destination.  Now, I’m used to flying in small planes.  While growing up my dad had first a 4-passenger something or other, and then a 6-passenger.  We flew at least … Continue reading

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Last Minute Jitters

OK, everything went pretty smoothly today with our last minute packing, arranging for storage of vehicles, ensuring paperwork was in order, etc.  Buddy staked out a spot on our luggage and coats and refused to move.  He wanted to make … Continue reading

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