Okavango Delta, Botswana

Okavango Delta, Botswana

Luxury accommodations, river boat passage from landing field to your encampment in the heart of the delta is just the beginning of a marvelous adventure exploring the magnificence of the Okavango Delta. A choice of campsites designed for the wildlife enthusiast, the...
Cruising The French Canals

Cruising The French Canals

A milestone birthday forthcoming, the hourglass of time well into its autumn years, I carefully scanned the remaining choices on my bucket list of travel adventures and excitedly chose to make it one of comfort and leisure. I chartered a 6-passenger vessel, crewed by...
Cusco, Gateway To Machu Picchu

Cusco, Gateway To Machu Picchu

A flight across the Andes lands you in Cusco (Cuzco) Peru to visit the remnants of the Inca Empire and your gateway city to Machu Picchu.  Cusco, capital of the empire, flourished long before the arrival of the Spanish conquistadors, and neither they nor natural...
Elephant Rescue, Myanmar (Burma)

Elephant Rescue, Myanmar (Burma)

Elephants have long been used within the timber industry in Southeast Asia, particularly in Thailand and in Myanmar (Burma). With environments efforts increasingly successful at saving the forests within vast regions of the world, it had a corollary impact on the...
Shwedagon Pagoda, Myanmar

Shwedagon Pagoda, Myanmar

Of the many wonders that one finds when visiting Myanmar (Burma), the Shwedagon Pagoda is truly of of the more fascinating sites to visit. Not simply for the beauty and grandiose edifice itself, layered with mounds of gold leaf and encrusted with thousands of...
Luxury Rail Passage South Africa

Luxury Rail Passage South Africa

One of the finest journeys on rail is passage from Pretoria to Cape Town, South Africa. For Rovos Rail passengers, a highlight of their journey is a visit to the private station at Capital Park, Pretoria. The once bustling hub of steam locomotion in what was the old...