“Oh my”, as a friends always says when they see the log locks of my past. Ha ha, here I am with my cheap binoculars and my cheap camera with a shirt I’d been wearing since high school (15 years prior), and that hippie hair. Rio Moja Huevo. What does it mean? Tell me in … Continue reading
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Life in the Dessenech Village and the war in South Sudan
Note: this was started the day of this event and the section written at home is in bold and italics. Both are adequately stream of consciousness! Only a handful of kilometers from the South Sudan border there is an oven where a well decorated people raise cattle, sorgum, and wheat to meet their basic needs … Continue reading
Nkuringo Walking Safari from camp to Buhoma
The day after I went to check out the Nkuringo gorillas in Uganda, I walked from my camp to the next town with my guide. It was about a 4 hour hike and I’ll tell you what, the people that drove to the same town and left an hour after me, took 12 hours to … Continue reading
“Permaculture” before it was a word. Uganda for Earth Day
A simple and elegant solution to fertilizing corn. Plant your peas, which fix nitrogen, next to your corn. What do you think? Happy Earth Day
Watch what happens when these woman from the Banna tribe see their photos for the first time (VIDEO)
You have seen the collection of “Stunning Portraits Of The World’s Remotest Tribes Before They Pass Away”. Here are some women and children in the Banna tribe getting behind me and my camera as I make a video on the day of a bull jumping ceremony in Omo Valley, Ethiopia PLEASE SHARE!!
African safari from December 2013 (part 2)
The sheer numbers of animals in Masai Mara National Park was astonishing. I could not have expected to see the hundreds of zebra, wildebeest, and other antelope we did. Also, maybe 40 individual lions in 3 days? Amazing. With regard to lions, I was surprised to learn there a ~400 lions remaining in all of … Continue reading
“Don’t you take my picture!!!!!!” Or would you like to meet my AK-47?
“I SAID NO!!!!” The index figure in the air accompanied by a breast height horizontal arm motion are the universal sign for, “NO!!!!!!!”. Hi, number one: he might be smiling now but he’s wearing an AK-47. Next: Smile and ask “hi, can I take your picture?” It doesn’t matter that you know he doesn’t speak … Continue reading
Golden Monkeys in Mgahinga National Park, Uganda
I was sleeping only a few km from the foot of the Virunga Mountains where 5 volcanoes line up and express their might. My options today were to hike Mt. Sabyinyo where I would be on the border of Rwanda, Congo, and Uganda or track Golden Monkeys. It was a tough call but the heavy … Continue reading
A day bus ride in equatorial Uganda
Note: This was written the same day as this travel occurred in December 2013 I just remember being dumbfounded that there were no cocks crowing or dogs a barkin’ as I stood waiting for the taxi (small minivan). When it arrived, it looked perfect. There were about six passengers and my bag sat comfortably by … Continue reading
Aurora borealis right now!
David Shaw of Wild Imagination Photography crowns the Boreal Forest in Fairbanks, Alaska Check out more images by David Shaw at http://www.wildimagephoto.com/