One cannot help but notice the contrast between urban development within the City itself and the age-old East African culture still practiced in the out-skirting rural communities. The Makumbusho Village Museum is a unique museum where one can learn about the cultures of the many ethnic groups of Tanzania. This open-air museum displays a number of furnished houses from across Tanzania, offering visitors a depiction of life throughout this fascinating country. Traditional dance and music performances are offered to further enhance the visitors experience.
Tsavo National Park is located in Coast Province of Kenya between Nairobi City and the port city of Mombasa. The largest in Kenya, the park is split into Tsavo East and Tsavo West. The park’s semi-arid grasslands create the perfect habitat for a diverse wildlife population.
The Inkwenkwezi Private Game Reserve, located not far from East London in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa has many prides of white lions. This reserve’s lions include a breeding pride. The owners of the reserve currently keep the breeding pride enclosed in 90 hectare protected area in hopes that the lions sufficiently breed to help cover the impact that game hunters have had on the species.
Chioggia is a town located on a small island at the southern entrance to the Venice Lagoon. Chioggia is truly a Gem in Northern Italy.
The beauty of Devil’s Island is offset by its dark history. During the 19th and 20th Century the prison housed thousands of prisoners, mainly French political exiles.
A view from the dome within the Reichstag Building in Berlin. Continue reading
I captured some busy bees drinking in nature’s nectar during a visit to Eichstatt, Germany.
This photo was taken during a recent trip to the Grand Canyon. The scale of the young man standing atop the massive rock formation indicates the enormity of this wonder of nature. I’m not sure that I agree with his decision to test fate!
Solitude…Chapel of the Transfiguration beneath the towering mountains in Grand Teton National Park.