Archive for December, 2011

Jo & The Book Bus *Video* – Giving U™

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

I met Jo, from London, while on a short 5-day tour with Acacia Africa. We were in Uganda to see the mountain gorillas and stayed a few nights at beautiful Lake Bunyonyi.

That’s where I learned that after Uganda, Jo …

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Erin’s Parasite Surgeries *Video*

Monday, December 12th, 2011

I got worms – in my feet! Pretty sure I picked them up from an outdoor market near the beach in Tofo, Mozambique. And yes, I was wearing shoes.

After living in my feet for nearly 2 weeks, it was …

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Ethical Tourism

Saturday, December 10th, 2011

To me, each country we visit is an opportunity to support ethical tourism. And you don’t need to stay at the elephant sanctuary (although this is fun) or visit patients in an AIDS ward (although this is eye-opening) to do …

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End Violence against Women! – Giving U™

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

Oh man! We didn’t rack up so very many votes, but the GoErinGo! Fund will still make a $500 donation to the UN Trust to End Violence Against Women.

This is an important cause and I hope the article stimulated 

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Stupendous Safaris! *Video*

Monday, December 5th, 2011

I have been on safari before – in Kenya and Tanzania – and they were really fabulous. That said, the Botswana and Namibia safaris I went on during my 19-day Acacia Africa Desert Tracker tour were mind-blowing!

Here’re the highlights …

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Namibia’s Undeniable Dunes

Saturday, December 3rd, 2011

I think Namibia’s desert landscape is one of the most beautiful in the world. The shapes and colors of the red dunes are haunting – particularly when seen in the early morning sunrise. Exploring Namibia’s desert was undeniably one of …

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