I have been to Nairobi and Mombasa a few times and regret never making the short hop across the water to the island archipelago of Zanzibar. I was so happy when my son and his wife went for me last week. Here’s how to book a vacation full of healing color and...
A group of missionaries in the Congo was collecting money to translate the Bible into a tribal language for Efe pygmies. I could not donate until I traveled to the Ituri National Forest to evaluate the situation for myself. Turns out, the gentle Efe are already good...
Dianne Fossey risked her life to save the mountain gorillas from poachers. But someone got to her. And her loss was huge for the preservation effort. According to The Guardian, between her death and May, 2012, over 130 park rangers have been killed. Of course, I...
“The sacred Ganges River taught me to raft.”
“In that polluted brown stew?” the doubters laugh.
“No, fellow travelers, have no fear.
Above the cremation ghats, it’s mineral-water clear.
But maybe you’ll be bumped out of your boat, Land in a stream, and struggle to float.”
“Feet Forward!” the raft guide will tell you to go.