An African Tale of the Baobab Tree

On a trip to Africa last year, part of our journey was spent at Camp Nkwazi near Livingston in southern Zambia, lying upon the banks of the Zambezi River (Link). This beautiful riverside resort is superbly run and maintained and offers a high-end camp experience. The trip was made during the winter dry season –…

A Hot August Day at Colorado’s “The Wild Animal Sanctuary”

Another visit to “The Wild Animal Sanctuary” in Keenesburg, Colorado was a great way to close out the month of August . The weather was a bit hot with temperatures in the low 90’s, but the breeze was nice. Each day spent here is a wonderful day. You always see something different and/or new. And,…

Summer Macro in Northern Colorado Rocky Mountains

Wandering in the foothills and valleys of the Rocky Mountains in summer is a great time to go small and appreciate the bursting colors of wildflowers, busy birds and insects. They need to work fast as the growing season is short in the high country. First killing frost can come in August in some places….

Hiking Colorado High Country: Ruby Jewel Trail – 27June2019

Winter does not want to let go in this part of Colorado – even though it is officially summer and the Colorado Front Range is above 90 degrees F! Looks like it will be mid to late July before this trail will be clear. Above this spot snow was above the knee in many places…