Category Archives: Tanzania and Botswana

Artwork

Our blank living room to dining room wall is no longer unadorned. With inspiration from Debbie and technical expertise from Murray we now have a one-of-a-kind piece of art on the wall.  Each panel is 2 ft x 2 ft … Continue reading

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Africa Safari – Just Go!

This is my last post on Africa. I want to tell you that if you have ever dreamed of, or have always been interested in, seeing all the animals we usually see in a zoo in their natural habitat, JUST … Continue reading

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Photos are Posted!

They are here at last. Our photos from Tanzania, Botswana and London are now posted under the Photos tab on the main menu bar. They are in three separate photosets. Take a look and enjoy a peek at Africa!

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Cats

Lions (Simba), cheetahs and leopards are lazy sorts. Hunt (occasionally), Eat (after they hunt), Sleep (after they eat) and Loll (the rest of the time). Pat, our Botswana guide, says that cats can go up to 7 days without eating … Continue reading

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Animal Babies

Our hearts melted every time we saw a baby animal. They are just so cute that it is hard to not like them. They are often gangly, full of energy and have a sense of wonder about them. Here are … Continue reading

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Animal Faces

I wonder what they are thinking as they gaze our way. What do you think?

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Warthog

Funny little fellows. They seem shy, scurrying away when the vehicle approaches. If the truth be told they are quite ugly. While running, their tails stick straight up in the air, just like the movie character Pumba. Apparently this tail … Continue reading

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Birds

We do not have a comprehensive list of the birds we see in Tanzania but in Botswana we have a very long list of possible bird sightings given to us by the safari company.  Even though we check-mark sightings off … Continue reading

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Antelope

We see so many different types of antelope that we have trouble keeping them straight. We see too many to include all in a post, so here is a sampling. Thompson Gazelles are the only ones to participate in the … Continue reading

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Mongoose

Small, curious little fellows. They travel in packs. Sometimes live in termite hills. The group of them runs around bumping into one another, wrestling and rolling around. They remind me of the Keystone Kops. We came across the scene below … Continue reading

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