Monkeys St Lucia

Please Don’t Feed The Monkeys

Kara Rivenbark Botswana, China, South Africa, Taiwan, Thailand 5 Comments

We’ve been traveling around the world for nine months now. In some countries we have seen monkeys. They are friendly and come up to people because they are used to being fed by humans. It was in Africa where we saw monkeys for the first time. In Africa, we saw signs saying,  “Don’t feed the monkeys!” Why? If the monkeys …

Wild Africa

Wild and Crazy Africa!

Julie Botswana, Lesotho, South Africa, Swaziland, Zimbabwe 4 Comments

We spent six weeks in Southern Africa, touring through six countries (South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Swaziland, and Lesotho).  During this time we saw the good, the bad, and the beautiful.  We saw beautiful scenery but also lots of poverty, we met very friendly, happy people but were always warned about crime and random assaults on people.  I am so …

Entering Zambia

Crossing the Victoria Falls Bridge into Zambia

Julie Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe 13 Comments

While visiting Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe, we walked across the Victoria Falls Bridge into Zambia.  This sounds easy enough to do, but while planning our trip there was a lot of conflicting information about what visas and vaccinations are necessary in order to do this.  If you have the same questions, here is some information to help you plan your …

Chobe safari

On Safari in Chobe National Park, Botswana

Julie Botswana 15 Comments

Chobe National Park in Botswana is the place to go to see African elephants and we spent the most amazing three days here on safari.  During the day we took boat trips on the Chobe River and game drives in the park, searching for elephants, lions, giraffe, and numerous other African animals.  At night we slept in tents around a …