Photo Essay written 20 July 2008
One rarely gets an opportunity to see the Masai at work except in a "Just for tourists" mock village, so I felt privileged to have even a few views of the stunning red and black cloaked shepherds and some young boys, not yet initiated into manhood.
Photo Essay written 19 July 2008
You might hate those ubiquitous faded pink flamingoes in your neighbor's yard, so it's almost a shock to actually see thousands of flamingoes standing there before you in all their natural glory.
Anne Beach has been a member since 1 June 2008 and goes by itchyfeet2844.
Currently in North Carolina, but wishes she were traveling..
I am a retired teacher and find renewal in travel, but my budget usually wrecks my aspirations, so (Can you hear me sigh?), I'm searching for outside the box ways to get me out of my little box in Raleigh, NC. I like my little Raleigh box, but when I travel I feel my finger on the pulse of the world, I am moved by the commonality of human experience, my heart beats faster, my mind is enlivened, and my soul is fed. In 2006 I went to Rome, Italy; Ethiopia and Kenya, but my obsession was only exa