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Posted in 2018 Trip Antarctic Wildlife

It’s All Downhill from here, & Grand Finale Dinner

In Ushuaia Argentina, the self-proclaimed “gateway to the Antarctic”, waiting for a very loooooong flight back home; a 24 hour excursion after a glorious trip…

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Posted in 2018 Trip Antarctic Wildlife Antarctica

Antarctica – Quick Update

Happy New Year from an Antarctica Native   I just arrived back in far southern Chile after an incredible trip to the Antarctic Peninsula, Elephant…

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Posted in 2018 Trip Antarctic Wildlife Antarctica Southern Ocean

Off to Antarticia & the Southern Ocean

The adventure continues ! December 13th 2018 – I’m flying from Punta Arenas Chile to King George Island and begin a 16 day “cruise” in…

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Posted in 2018 Trip Patagonia

PATAGONIA !!!!!!!

The word conjures up images of wildness, wilderness, mountains, glaciers, fierce winds, cascades, unusual animals and incredible strength and perseverance from the earliest indigenous people…

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Posted in 2018 Trip Southern Africa Southern Hemisphere

Non-stop adventure and exploration continues

It’s Thursday evening, November 15th, and I’m in a hotel (with good internet service) at the JoBurg (Johannesburg, South Africa) airport getting ready to leave…

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Posted in 2018 Trip Southern Africa Southern Hemisphere

History DOES Repeat Itself

1959 – June-September As a freshly minted college graduate I went to Europe, bought a Vespa Scooter and explored the continent – UK, France, Germany,…

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Posted in 2018 Trip African Wildlife Antarctic Wildlife Southern Africa Southern Hemisphere

African (Jackass) Penguins

They’re called “Jackass” because their sound is like that of a braying donkey. They are one of the 18 types of Penguins, all of which…

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Posted in 2018 Trip Southern Africa Southern Hemisphere Southern Ocean

Cape Agulhas

    You can’t get any further south on the African Continent than Cape Agulhas where the the cold Southern Atlantic and the warm Indian…

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Posted in 2018 Trip African Wildlife Animals Birds Southern Africa Southern Hemisphere

Animals of Southern Africa (and some birds, too)

Actually, there are many, many, many more birds than animals (mammals), as these books at “reception” at one of the game lodges show I did…

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Posted in 2018 Trip Zimbabwe

Victoria Falls – Zimbabwe & Zambia

The trip is going wonderfully – Namibia, Botswana and now Zimbabwe. Almost one month of non-stop adventure. There are many, many pictures and experiences to…

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