Category Archives: National Geographic

Frozen Waters Five: Hubbard Glacier, Alaska

August, 2016 The largest tidewater glacier in North America, Hubbard Glacier is named for Gardiner Green Hubbard, a founder and first president of National Geographic. (This may be the most links I’ve ever had in one short sentence.) The 76 … Continue reading

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Mother City of South Africa

Saturday, January 5, 2018 This was a long travel day. Again, there were three legs to our flight. First, we returned to the small airport at Xakanaxa where we boarded a 12 passenger plane that took us to Maun. Mark … Continue reading

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Evening in Xakanaxa

January 2, 2018, evening This evening’s event was a boat ride on the channels of the Khwai River, lined with pampas grasses, papyrus, and waterlilies. The animals don’t eat the pampas grass so it can grow quite tall. Among the … Continue reading

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Morning in Xakanaxa

Tuesday morning, January 2, 2018 Every night I think we couldn’t possible top the experiences of the day, and the next day I am continually proved wrong. We were told to be careful this morning as a bull elephant had … Continue reading

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