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REJUVENATION HAPPENS: Part Two

More exhilarating times lingering with wildlife in Africa’s amazing Maasai Mara & Serengeti reserves. Continue reading

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REJUVENATION HAPPENS: Part One

In Africa, there is drought, and then there is rain. There are pale blonde landscapes, then vibrant green ones. We pass bones of wildebeest scattered on the open plains, and then see newborn youngsters galloping alongside their mothers, still wet … Continue reading

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Blue Nirvana: Humpback Whales in Tonga

We’re floating with mask, snorkel, and fins on the surface of the open ocean. Peering straight downward, the rays of light fade into a dizzying expanse of deep blue, filling our entire vision. Below us, perhaps thirty to forty meters … Continue reading

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Galapagos — Magical Shores

Along a favorite stretch of rocky shoreline on Isla Santiago in the Galapagos Islands, the surging waters of the Pacific Ocean create a magical performance with each pulsing wave. Yin-Yang Waterfall from Jack Swenson on Vimeo. (The video clip was … Continue reading

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Seeing Spots! – On Safari in Southern Africa

After 10 months of travel, we now have the pleasure of reflection, reviewing images, and remembering the experiences that make our work so exciting. We’re catching up on our blog, a project that seems to require more time and focus … Continue reading

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2012 Namibia & S.Africa: Stunning Desert and Wildlife

It’s not hard to explain our attraction to Namibia. While the country is a striking contrast to the vision of Africa seen in the movies, of savannahs and umbrella acacia trees, in this vast desert there is stunning, rugged beauty … Continue reading

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The Coast of Western Africa

In March/April we experienced an epic voyage along the entire western coast of Africa aboard Lindblad Expeditions’ flagship, the National Geographic Explorer. We visited 17 different countries — though the status of Western Sahara remains in dispute, with Morocco currently … Continue reading

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