We decided not to wake up before dawn to get a spot in the parking lot, but for some unknown reason most people who spend the day at Moraine lake leave before sunset. This presented a fantastic opportunity for us. We found a good spot and enjoyed the light show as the sun set behind... Continue Reading →
These squirrels have gotten big, fat, and fearless thanks to countless tourists feeding them snacks.
I took this photo way back in 2012. Uganda is one of the most difficult places to travel in (unless you want to spend a lot more than I was willing to spend). But the National Parks and wildlife make it absolutely worthwhile.
Lower and upper Antelope Canyon might be swarming with tourists, but Antelope Canyon X remains almost empty. It is like stepping into another world.
Our last full day in the Galapagos ended with a swim with 4 curious young sea lions. It was all fun and games until the beachmaster showed up.
Way #256: Becoming Arapaima food These carnivorous arapaima were 2.5 meters long and very hungry Thankfully they don't have any teeth so all their food has to fit down their throats, so we were relatively safe. Way #512: This No one in their right mind would ever get on a rickety rope swing 70 meters... Continue Reading →
Almost chickened out... glad I didn't.
We spent our last morning in Uganda on Lake Victoria. The early morning sunlight reflecting on the waves made the entire lake seem as if it was made of liquid gold.
Chimpanzee vocalizations in Kibale National Park, Uganda.
After making the long journey to the picturesque Bwindi National Park (tightly clutching our gorilla tracking permits), and hiking down 600 metres to the valley bottom where the Mountain Gorillas were busy eating their breakfast we got to spend 1 hour (which was definitely not enough, but is all that is allowed) with the amazing... Continue Reading →
This lion (along with 4 others) were hunting 200 metres from our tent on New Year's eve on the bank of the Nile at Murchison Falls, Uganda
Which would be chimpanzees of course! I am in fact 98% chimp... and so are you. Can you see the resemblance? Its like looking in a mirror that is 98% accurate! Taken in Kibale National Park, Uganda