Monthly Archives: December 2017

Evening at MalaMala

Still December 28, 2017 The Nat Geo expert, Bill Branch, gave a talk about Africa at noon today. He discussed its geology, both historical (as part of Gondwanaland) as well as current. Unlike many of the other continents, it has … Continue reading

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MalaMala Game Reserve | KCB on the Road

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MalaMala Game Reserve

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 Another long day – up at 5am to catch our ride back to the airport in Johannesburg. We met up with the rest of the group (9 other couples plus two National Geographic reps.) We then … Continue reading

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Morning at MalaMala

Thursday, December 28, 2017 Up at 5:30am for a 6:00 game drive. I could only say that it had better be worth it. It was! There were several herds of impala up and moving. We saw many young ones who … Continue reading

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27 Hours

Monday and Tuesday, December 25-26, 2017 The good thing about traveling on Christmas Day is that there are few cars on I94, making for a calm drive to the airport. The airport wasn’t busy either. We left the house at … Continue reading

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San Diego History Lessons

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 Dave and Kathy took us to Old Town San Diego this morning, on yet another sun filled day. Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo, a Portuguese explorer, landed here in 1542 and named the site San Miguel. However, Gaspar de Portolà i … Continue reading

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Olympic Training Center

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 Today we visited the Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center, aka the Olympic Training Center. One of three Olympic Training Centers in the US, this one opened in 1995 to serve athletes training for the Olympic and … Continue reading

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