• Light a Candle for Christ Church Mosque - Vigil today at St Michael’s Episcopal Church in Brattleboro at 1 PM 17 March 2019 LIGHT A CANDLE:   New Zealand is ablaze with anger, candles, and prayers… I add my candles and prayers for the victims. Salam Wa- Alakom. May the Peace of God be upon you. And, I light a candle for the killer. ...
  • Beautiful Extraordinary Africa - We’ve been traveling since late November starting in Nairobi, Kenya, on to the fabled nature preserve of Masa Mara in Western Kenya, on to Tanzania – the Serengeti Nature preserve, Selu River, and to Zanzibar in December.  At Christmas and New Year’s Eve in Mozambique visiting one of our dear friends who is the new ...
  • Black & White Rainbow: South Africa 28/1/2019 - Coffee Bay on the wild Coast night of the Jan 25th and Jan 26th Saturday and Sunday Friends, I’m sorry that I can’t give you moment by moment encounters of our amazing journey through South Africa, Mozambique, Tanzania, and Kenya. Simply we my great and amazing travel buddy Zoe, and I are having too much ...
  • Maputo How to be awesome Guests. - Our long time friend Ellen has been generously hosting us for the past few weeks. Guests:  As travelers, how are we/ you guests that doesn’t wear your host out and you leave better friends? Generally, we say, three days is our rule, but if the hosts are amenicable (amenable and amicable combined).  Also, like us, ...
  • Do not come to Tanzania: The criminalization of the LGBTQ community - We had one of the most spectacular trips to Tanzania and Zanzibar a week ago in late December 2018. The people are hospitable and very friendly. The landscape of the great Serengeti is magnifice. Zanzibar was absolutely enchanting. I started studying Swahili here and was so delighted by the great reception we had.  But the ...
  • Dar Es Salaam Tanzania 14-16 December 2018 - On the 14th through the 16th we were in Dar es Salaam. Flying in from Julius Nyeere airport. Dar es Salaam – like many African cities bursting with overpopulation, lack of opportunity, intense poverty, lack of electricity and clean drinking water for the majority of the people. One of the things that struck me however was ...
  • Surrendering and Gathering: Tanzania - What are you willing to surrender on your journey? Can you leave your piano at home? Your dog Spot? Your golf clubs? The familiar foods? The TV? The hundreds of things that define our lives at home. What will you leave behind if anything? Some folks travel in a big 50 foot RV, with a ...
  • Africa the Journey Begins: Masai Mara Kenya 2 Dec to 5 December 2018 - We had flown in on a tiny 6 seater one prop plane from Nairobi.  Still jet lagged. We arrive in the afternoon and are greeted by Masai Warriors. For some reason, I thought they were tall people, very dark and ferocious. They were very pleasant and not so tall. We land on a barren dirt ...
  • Africa Travels: Tanzania, Kenya, Zanzibar, Mozambique, South Africa Nov to March 2019 -  Zen in a Suitcase:  Back to the Homeland Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Mozambique, Swaziland, and South Africa We’re going back to the real homeland. I wonder if some of the white racist realize that we are all Africans. This is strange thinking of our ancestors hundreds of thousands of years ago making that long journey out ...
  • AFRICA TRAVELS - Friday, November 9, 2018 AFRICA THE START OF THE JOURNAL November 2nd in Vermont   Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Mozambique, Swaziland, and South Africa 9 Nov 2018  I have never been on Safari in Africa. Venturing to see the wildlife Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. Serengeti National Park, Tanzania, and Kruger in South Africa.  Safari, from the ...
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