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The art of thanks. Gracias!

The art of thanks. Gracias!

Thank you art work that was shared by the many visitors who came to our exhibit at the National Museum in Costa Rica.

 


Unexpected wildlife in Nairobi, Kenya

Unexpected wildlife in Nairobi, Kenya

A Kenyan breakfast with giraffes and baby elephants

Coffee brewed the old fashioned way.

Coffee brewed the old fashioned way.

Our day starts at day break in the hope of catching the hummingbirds when the first awake and look for our carefully placed feeder. A hot cup of home brewed coffee is the perfect start on a chilly morning.


Volcanic Jewels

Volcanic Jewels

Three subspecies of the tiny Volcano Hummingbird inhabit the highest elevations in Costa Rica. They are thought to no longer interbreed although they might still be able to. The females are nearly identical, while the males display different color gorgets.

A Samburu wedding celebration in northwestern Kenya

A Samburu wedding celebration in northwestern Kenya

Our recent safari to Kenya was enriched by the traditional culture of the local Samburu people. Samburus are a Nilotic people who originated in the Sudan. It is believed that they came to Kenya in the 15th century. Unlike their close relatives, the Masai, Samburus chose to stay in an arid part of Kenya. This allowed their culture to remain undisturbed by the British colonialists

We were invited to a local wedding in a village that consisted of three homes. One each for the father of the groom, the groom and his brother. We will show you village...