culture

The Monastery

The views change dramatically as we drive through the pass. We left the small hotel in Alquézar after breakfast, where buildings of brick and…

Market Day

Market Day

The trails provided ample shade as they crept through dense beech forests, and then all of a sudden would lead us onto exposed high mountain pastures.

Search for the shoebill

Search for the shoebill

The shoebill (Balaeniceps rex) is a somewhat enigmatic large stork-like bird that is found in swamps between Sudan and Zambia in Africa. While the…

Mama Anna’s

Mama Anna’s

I have not written anything recently because I have been on safari since the beginning of July. During this time I visited various parts…