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South Africa

South AfricaLondon – PrologueDecember 2007One of Life’s lessons is to make stepping stones out of stumbling blocks. We were scheduled to fly from Austin, TX to Washington DC, then on to Cape Town, South Africa. However, we missed our connecting flight from Washington DC. The airline said they could get us out on the following day, same time as originally …

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Egypt

EgyptWe stayed at the Oasis hotel in Giza – just a few miles from the pyramids. It had a great Italian restaurant up a mountain of stairs.The last wonder of the world – the pyramids, not me.Our tour guide, Tarik, from Green Valley Tours, was exceedingly knowledgeable and took us to many ancient sites as well as the museum in …

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Ghana

Around GhanaThat’s me, in the hat and blue shirt, in the stern.From left to right, we have Bruce, Bill, Ellen and Jacque. This was taken on the Volta River.I got a bit warm and had to be watered down.That’s Bill on the left, Bruce at the tiller, and Ellen with the kids.That’s me being lifted up to the deck from …