Flight Over the Falls

Yesterday we went on our helicopter ride over the Victoria Falls. We thought we would give you a visual picture of the trip. Neither of us had been in a helicopter before, so it was a cool experience. There were just 4 passangers and the pilot and you got an amazing perspective of how huge the falls are. They are 1.7 …

Living it up at the Lake

Hello! After a great few days of relaxation in Zanzibar, we were off headed to Malawi and excited to get another new stamp in our passport. Bush Camping We left Dar es Salaam on the Tanzanian coast and had two and half days of driving to get into Malawi, which involved two nights of bush camping. Driving days consists of lots …

Hakuna Matata

Jambo (hello in Swahili)! It has been awhile since our last blog and so this one will be a long one. So much has happened since we landed in Nairobi March 11th. Nairobi We flew Kenya Airways from Cairo to Nairobi and we had very low expectations for the airline, but it was fine. The flight was not very full apart …

Welcome to Alaska

In our first blog, we had just arrived in Luxor. Luxor is located along the Nile and contains a wealth of ancient Egyptian sights. It is also a popular destination for tourists who want to come and see the temples and tombs. Coming from the desert into Luxor was like night and day and we were not used to seeing …