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The Oregon Trail – Another Road Trip Book

My brother recommended that I read “The Oregon Trail: A New American Journey ” by Rinker Buck. I figured that I should read it simply because I loved the author’s name. The name Rinker is German in origin although the … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve at Mashatu

Sunday, December 31, 2017, evening. This afternoon, we relaxed at the camp and enjoyed the wildlife just outside our windows. On this evening’s game drive, we spotted a troop of baboons, feeding on and along the road. It was delightful … Continue reading

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Archaeology and Views

Afternoon, Saturday, December 30, 2017 We listened to a short lecture by Dr. Grant Hall, an archaeologist with the University of Pretoria. He spoke about the Iron Age archaeology of Mashatu project that he has been working on. Different peoples have … Continue reading

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Leaving MalaMala

Thursday, December 29, 2017 We had to pack up last night and put our checked luggage outside the door at 6am. We scurried around, trying to make sure we had the items that we needed close at hand in our … Continue reading

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MalaMala Game Reserve | KCB on the Road

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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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Coronado Island

Saturday, December 9, 2017 We met friends, Dave, Kathy and Susan in San Diego, and headed to Coronado Island with them. Coronado Island is across the bay from San Diego. It was mapped in 1602, and named by Sebastian Vizcaíno, … Continue reading

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