Monthly Archives: September 2009

The crystal blue water and bright contrasting colors of the boats will probably make you want to visit Nungwi, Zanzibar right now but there is more to this place.  The highlight of Nungwi
We braved and survived the ferry known as The Vomit Commit from Dar es Salaam to Stone Town, Zanzibar.  Arriving into Stone Town was a pleasant mixture of laid back island culture and the frenz
While on our overland journey across 9 countries in Africa, we often camp just a short walk from little local villages.  One of our favorite things to do is to walk into town after getting our
  The World Effect Travelogue Video 19: Kande, Malawi from The World Effect on Vimeo. This is a video of our visit to Kande, Malawi. We went to the standard (primary) school, walked around the
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We weren't at Disney Land and Beau wasn't Mickey and I wasn't Minnie.  We were in Kande, Malawi and for some reason the kids thought we were as great as Mickey and Minnie.  As
  The World Effect Travelogue Video 18: Night Game Drive in Zambia from The World Effect on Vimeo. As described in our earlier post, we went on a night game drive in South Luangwa Park in Zamb
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South Luangwa National Park in Zambia is one of the largest in Africa.  The remote location requires hours of driving on nasty rutted roads to get there. "Free African massage" as our
  The World Effect Travelogue Video 17: Walking With Lions in Zambia from The World Effect on Vimeo. In this video we are near Livingstone, Zambia.  We had the opportunity to visit ALERT (Afr
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Are you nuts?  Walking with untamed lions?  Yes, and it was one of the best things I have ever done!  Beau and I jumped at the chance to visit the African Lion and Environment Resear
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Yet another wonder of the world!  Victoria Falls  on the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe is on the list of the 7 natural wonders of the world.  At this point, between the 7 new wonder
  The World Effect Travelogue Video 16: Chobe National Park, Botswana from The World Effect on Vimeo. In this video we are in Chobe National Park in Botswana. We saw wildlife from a boat as w
There is also many animals in Chobe other than elephants.  We saw hundreds of hippos wading in the water and feeding on the thick grass.   It was also a common sight to see crocodiles nea
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Chobe National park is Botswana's first and most diverse national park.  We entered the park on a little motor boat on the Chobe river which runs through the park.  After about 3 hour
Through the eyes of beautiful young lady, we got to see a glimpse into her village, Katimo.  Katimo Mulilo Community is located on the upper part of the Okavango Delta in Botswana.&
  The World Effect Travelogue Video 15: Okavango Delta, Botswana from The World Effect on Vimeo. This is a short video of our mokoro (dug-out canoe) camping trip in the Okavango Delta in Botsw
When visiting the Okavango Delta in Botswana be sure to make time for the mokoros.  Think Venetian gondola and safari together.  I would say it is a weird mix of danger&#
  Th World Effect Travelogue Video 14: Namibia from The World Effect on Vimeo. Our latest video is of two days of game driving in our big orange truck through Etosha National Park.  (See previ
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Our second and third days in Etosha park were as equally exciting and unreal as the first day.  The watering holes all over the park were running on overtime. Since the water
 Amazing Africa!... the statement became true in Etosha for us.  I am not a bright and shiny early riser and for that matter neither is Beau but we both were up and excited for our 6 am m