Africa

Travels in Africa

Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve

 Our final stop after leaving Swaziland was a lesser known park back in Zululand in South Africa called Hluhluwe Umfolozi.  To be honest, at this point in the trip I think a good many of us were starti... Read More...

Hlane Royal National Park

 Cutting thru Swaziland on the way back to J'berg was something I wasn't expecting at all, but turned out to be one of the highlights of this trip.  Crossing over the border, the difference between the... Read More...

Diving in Inhambane

r]Our next stop was another beach town farther south on the Mozambique coastline called Inhambane.  This was another fishing village (are there any other types on the coast?) that was pretty well known for ... Read More...

Vilanculos Beach Holiday

After four days of bouncing over some of the worst roads I've seen in the world (I thought nothing could beat Cambodia!), we finally arrived at our coastal destination in the town of Vilankulo.  This was origin... Read More...

Bushbashing thru Mozambique

 Immediately upon leaving the South African side of the International Transfrontier Peace Park, the landscape changed dramatically.  We'd gotten used to seeing wildlife fairly regularly along the road.... Read More...

Northern Kruger Park

 Our second day game driving covered the northern areas of Kruger park.  Conditions were better today, and I felt more confident with the new lens.   The initial excitement of being back in Africa was ... Read More...

Southern Kruger Park

 Driving thru Kruger Game Park in an overland truck is a bit of an exercise in frustration for the photographer.  Due to the rigors of the truck schedule, and the sheer size, it is not really possible ... Read More...

Kilimanjaro Day 6

Our final day on the mountain! We'd been told that there were only about two and a half hours of walking today, so we were eager to get an early start. We practically wolfed down our breakfast in our haste to... Read More...
Henry Malmgren at the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro

A White Christmas in Africa?!

Kilimanjaro summit day! By today, the fifth day of our trek, our guides had gotten the hang of Emid and my trekking speed. Most treking groups seemed to leave the campsite around 11:00 pm for the push to the ... Read More...

Kilimanjaro Day 4

Camp Elevation 15351 ft. Ascended 3024 ft. 13.86km distance.Today was the farthest distance for hiking so far. It was cloudy all day yesterday when we were in camp , so it was quite a surprise to see how ... Read More...