Author: Monie Thompson

Migration to the Masai Mara

Migration to the Masai Mara

We drove 6 hours to our next National Park, the Masai Mara.  Holy mackerel, the last twenty six miles were on..

Animals at Lake Nakuru

Animals at Lake Nakuru

We drove six hours to a new region.  Lake Nakuru is a salt water lake in the Great Rift Valley. Wide..

Two by two at the Ark

Two by two at the Ark

On our way to next location, we stopped for lunch at the Aberdare Country Club. The clubhouse overlooks the Aberdare..

Animals of Samburu

Animals of Samburu

We are spending our first night at the Intrepid, a glamour camping resort. Our big camping tent is made out..

Safari Game Drive in Buffalo Springs

Safari Game Drive in Buffalo Springs

We drove six hours north, on our way to Samburu, our next location.   Halfway there, we stopped for lunch in..

Nairobi…a Day with Elephants and Giraffes

Nairobi…a Day with Elephants and Giraffes

We’ve arrived in Nairobi.  The weather is absolutely perfect. I can’t tell the difference between the weather inside and outside..

How to prepare for a trip to Africa…

How to prepare for a trip to Africa…

I have to say this is a first for me…we are headed to Kenya and Tanzania for our first safari..

The Romance of Lake Como & Bellagio

The Romance of Lake Como & Bellagio

It was a wild and crazy drive across windy narrow roads, and a lot of twists and turns, but we..

Floating on the Canals in Venice

Floating on the Canals in Venice

No matter how many times I come to this city, Venice always takes my breath away. There is just no..