Thankful for family & great friends!

Missing the boys; Jaden & Bren, our daughter Macey, my parents, Robs parents, and all our extended family. As we all live such busy day to day lives… it is times like this when you can appreciate all your time with them. We have learned, loved, appreciated, and seen a lot of the unknown land…

Masai Tribe Visit

Heading to the Ngrorangrora Crater Siad took us to visit the Masai Tribe. We were greeted by a welcoming dance and the chiefs son. We entered into the village. Greg and Rob were pulled in with the male Masai. They started the dance and lots of jumping. Two go against each other to see who…

Iraqw Tribe Visit

Our morning started with Siad taking us to the Iraqw Tribe. Paulo Sulle was our guide for the day. He is part of this tribe and also lives in one of the villages. He took us to one of his villages where we met a beautiful family, sat in the home & we were explained…

Walking trek with Comando

After a wonderful night sleep. We all awoke to the brightest red orange sunrise. It was what Liz had been dreaming of. It was better in person but I was so happy to capture it on film. As we sat in the hillside on our balcony overlooking the valley… We enjoyed the serene setting that…

Ngrorangrora Crater

What a spectacular site to see! Surrounded by breathtaking beauty. The Crater is so serene on every turn. Limitless offerings of nature and you are so fascinated in that exact moment. The colors, trees, sun hitting different as we go further. Just the thought of what I saw takes me to a peaceful place. Calming…

Under the Tarangire Stars

We decided to visit Lake Manyara National Park. Siad suggested late afternoon and that could have not been more perfect. It had more of a tropical feel to it and very green. Lots of baboons and were found throughout. Elephants, zebra, hippos, giraffe were also present. It was beautiful scenery as well. We returned to…

Thousand feet over the Tarangire National Park

As we our greeted at our bungalows at 4:45am by Masai to walk us to the lobby for pick up… We all are finally feeling the culture of Tanzania. Our guide that is picking us up had a stop prior to ours about 45 minutes away. As we venture in to the safari vehicle a…

East Africa Adventures have begun

We arrived finally… 30 hours of travel we were happy to step foot on African soil. As we were on our last leg from Amsterdam I took in my treasures from a few very close friends. Care packages that were very unexpected, but at that moment I could not be more thankful for their kind…

And we our off…

Early morning start…4am pick up! We enjoyed a toast to our trip with our friends…Yes! Bellini’s As I know we will be thousands miles away from Italy.. it’s still a refreshing blast of fruit & bubbles. One leg down & just boarded our 2nd flight to Amsterdam!