Archive for November, 2011

Skeleton Coast & Cape Cross

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

For me, the idea of Namibia’s Skeleton Coast has always had a romantic tinge to it. Thoughts of pirates and ship wrecks and isolated, rugged coastline filled my head….and I wasn’t far off! I finally got to see the Skeleton …

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Overland Trucking: Rules of the Road *Videos*

Monday, November 28th, 2011

I’m just off my fabulous Acacia Africa 19-day Desert Tracker tour. So now I’m immensely qualified to give advice on how to most enjoy your upcoming overland truck tour.

Here’s the skinny on how to thrive on big tires:


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My Lion Encounter *Videos* – Giving U™

Saturday, November 26th, 2011

On the last day of my Acacia Africa 19-day Desert Tracker Safari, I spent a day volunteering at Lion Encounter / ALERT in Livingstone, Zambia.

The full day included a great opportunity for me to get to closer to the …

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Charitable Giving by Nonprofit Sector

Friday, November 25th, 2011

Below is the complete list of GoErinGo! Fund gifts through October 16, 2013.

Please note: additional gifts have been made outside of the fund under the GoErinGo name and may not be reflected in this overview.

Nonprofit Sector  –  %

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Charitable Giving Overview as of 10.16.13

Friday, November 25th, 2011

I’m personally committed to incorporating charitable giving into my everyday life – and the best part is you get to help direct my donations!

Here’s a summary of GoErinGo! Fund giving as of October 16, 2013:

  • $35,510 given
  • 75 grants

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Adrenaline-Inducing Activities *Videos*

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011

I’m fresh off my Acacia Africa 19-day Desert Tracker safari and I had an amazing time!

A big part of the fun was all the activities we got to do – from helicopter rides over the Okavango Delta to sandboarding

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Navigating the Okavango Delta *Videos*

Monday, November 21st, 2011

Oh boy – Here comes the Okavango! Are you ready?!

I wasn’t ready. In fact, I wasn’t even sure where the Okavango Delta was (it’s in Botswana) before my Acacia Africa Desert Tracker safari and now it’s one of my

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South Africa’s Townships Today *Video*

Saturday, November 19th, 2011

I’ve been to Cape Town before – exactly 10 years ago. In 2001, South Africa’s apartheid government had been gone less than 10 years, and I took the opportunity to visit Robben Island, the District Six Museum, and Langa Township. 

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The Kalahari – San/Bushmen Style *Videos*

Thursday, November 17th, 2011

I’ve always been enamored with idea of visiting the Kalahari Desert. Even the name “Kalahari” –meaning Land of Thirst — conjures up all that is intriguing about Africa. So I was thrilled that my Acacia Africa Desert Tracker safari took …

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MESSAGE Uganda *Video*

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

This is my second trip to Uganda. My first time was 5 years ago and I had a harrowing journey across Kenya to get to the Uganda border town of Tororo to work with a nonprofit group called Mifumi (still …

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