Blazing Trails in Djibouti, Africa

Blazing Trails in Djibouti, Africa

The Afar people who live in the mountains near Mt. Goda haven’t seen such a green landscape for the past twenty-five years. Rare, torrential rains this past November surprised many. Our tour group walks through Foret du Day National Park (Dead Forest), which takes its...
Into the Boonies of Djibouti, Africa

Into the Boonies of Djibouti, Africa

After seeing all there is to see in Djibouti City, we meet with the tour group and guides arranged through Intrepid Tours. Introductions reveal nine tourists:  two from Canada, three from Germany (one originally from South Africa), three from the USA (including us)...
Djibouti, Africa:  Djibouti City

Djibouti, Africa: Djibouti City

“Where’s Djibouti?” Says everyone who asks where we’re going next. I first heard of this Northeastern African country about fifteen-years ago when reading a report about a man who was arrested for smuggling “khat” into the United States. My research revealed that khat...
Travel On…

Travel On…

Hello, readers. It’s been several months since we have posted anything about travel. My father passed away last July, while we were traveling in Columbia, and we came back to my hometown for several months. The hearthache will never go away, but it’s time...