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Leopard In The Dark – Weekly Travel Photo

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While the racing thud of our heart beats may not have been audible to our insensitive human ears, I wonder if the dull pounding echoed in those of the massive leopard that silently strolled our way. He tolerated us with a veteran expertise that half-ignored us as we jockeyed for position, and half seemed to play with us, the ...

Backpacking

Safari: The Emotional Side

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Let’s face it, when the time comes to set out for a safari, most of us have a pretty simple checklist.  We want to see amazing animals in wonderful natural settings.  Among the most desired animals are predators – big cats, crocodiles, hyena, eagles and whatever other top animals are around.  But, we don’t just want to ...

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Zambian Village Life – Friday Travel Photo

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This photo was taken along the Zambia/DRC border in Luapula Provice, northern Zambia. Connecting with my brother who is a Peace Corps Volunteer in the region we stopped at another volunteer’s village for lunch. As we got acquainted, listened to her amazing stories and were introduced to her neighbors and the local village kids life casually went ...

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Elephants Posturing – Friday Travel Photo

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Two young males posturing and playing king of the mountain near a small watering hole during our Safari in South Luangwa while in Zambia with Shenton Safaris.

There were three in total that took turns posturing, wrapping trunks, pressing heads together and assuming this dominant position with their tunks in the air. Eventually the male visible in ...