Monthly Archives: August 2016

Home… sort of

I am back in my usual time zone but not yet in Orlando. I am in my hometown of Amherst, NH enjoying time with my Mom and other family until I go to my last Entrepreneurial Ministry retreat/intensive next Monday. (This … Continue reading

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History Lessons

​Monday, August  22, 2016 Our last day in Africa, we lingered over breakfast at the guesthouse – an engaging conversation with the facility’s director – first about how someone from France acquired the property and turned it into a museum … Continue reading

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Satyagraha House

​Today was the end of our organized tour (Ultimate Africa with Overseas Adventure Travel). We started the day with a very interesting talk about David Livingstone, his explorations, and his work to end the slave trade.  On our way to … Continue reading

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Adding Pictures

After 12 days in the bush, we are now back to (mostly) reliable, though not speedy, WiFi. I have posted a blog entry for every day and now am in the process of adding the pictures. There is much detail … Continue reading

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Optional Tours

Today we could choose optional tours in Victoria Falls.  Charlie & I started with a short helicopter ride over the falls. Amazing views. Then we did a zip line across the gorge just west of the falls – starting in … Continue reading

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Victoria Falls

Friday, August 19, 2016 Today,  on our way out of the bush, we stopped at a village school supported by the tour company we are traveling with. 800 students from pre-school through 7th grade. 22 teachers and staff. We learned … Continue reading

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Dung

​Thursday,  August 18, 2016 Our last full day in the bush. We had a long outing 7am – 4pm. Twice we went on walking excursions, which were primarily a chance to see things up close… mostly dung… which is more … Continue reading

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Village Visit

Wednesday,  August 17, 2016 This morning we visited a homestead that is part of a local village. They are used to American visitors as the organization we are traveling with supports their school. Many neighbors joined the welcome and we … Continue reading

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Zimbabwe

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 Today we transferred from Zambia to Zimbabwe (once, under British rule,  known as North and South Rhodesia respectively). Jeep to airstrip. Small planes to Livingstone (where we dropped off a group member who had taken a … Continue reading

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On the River

Monday, August 15, 2016 This morning, just as we were called to breakfast, an elephant decided to visit our camp, wandering briefly between the main building and the boma (the outdoors eating area where we have breakfast). It wandered off … Continue reading

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