As some of you know, I am headed to Africa tomorrow for 6 weeks on a trip I have dreamed of since I was a girl. Something about the continent has always drawn me to it. I will be blogging as I travel, as well as posting photos. We start in Rwanda with a Gorilla Safari and a visit to Dian Fossey’s grave and old research camp. Following that we fly to Nairobi to begin a 5 week Nairobi to Cape Town overland safari.

The main challenge so far has been fitting everything for a 6 week odyssey into 1 duffel bag. There are books written about how to pack efficiently – now I  understand why 🙂 Tomorrows flight is an overnight flight to Amsterdam. We have a day to sightsee in the city and then fly on to Kigali Rwanda the following day.

I will look forward to sharing my travels with you all.

7 thoughts on “Africa”

  1. Enjoy Amsterdam. I was born there and lived there until I was 5 , and then again from 10-18 then to the States. It is a beautiful city. The weather is unseasonably warm, but some rain, but maybe you will be lucky. I hope you can take a boat tour through the canals. A lot will be closed because New Year’s Day !!,Enjoy and stay safe!!!

  2. This will be a remarkable journey. I am so looking forward to hearing of your travels, especially Rwanda and the Gorillas. I am thrilled for you and will be looking for updates. Regular updates please, when you can, as we live through you vicariously! Safe travels. Carol S.

  3. Looking forward to your photos Anne! Wishing you a wonderful time.
    Happy New Year from Cheryl and Brian.

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