Category Archives: Travel

Rays, Remoras and Red-Tipped Sea Goddesses

Today was not a great day for diving, but the surface entertainment helped make up for it. We started on the same reef as the night dive last night. When we got in the water, there were three remoras hanging … Continue reading

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Turtles and drug smugglers’ plane

Let’s go diving! Woke up well rested after 9.5 hours in bed. Grabbed a quick breakfast and it was time for the first dive. It had been a year since I was last in the water and I felt like … Continue reading

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Three Magnets

Boise Brew Minute (Episode 16) – I’m traveling this week and stopped in a new brewery in Olympia called Three Magnets. Grant was happy to talk to me about their triple IPA with 180 IBUs (theoretically). We also discussed their … Continue reading

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Travel day

Leaving Seattle for the Bahamas at 10:30pm is perhaps not the best plan for someone who doesn’t sleep well on planes. We arrived in Charlotte around 6:00am and had a three hour layover before leaving for Nassau. I tried to … Continue reading

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Seattle on the way to the Bahamas

It’s time for our next adventure. This time, we’re going scuba diving in the Bahamas. It’s a week long trip on a 65′ sailboat. The plan is to get 3-4 dives each day. We’re definitely looking forward to it. Rather … Continue reading

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We’re back

We’ve been up for about 44 hours and still have at least 3 to go before we’re home, but we are back on US soil. It’s been a great trip and I will post some final thoughts about it soon. … Continue reading

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Nairobi – Giraffe Center and Railway Museum

So we arrived back in Nairobi yesterday and decided our first stop should be the Giraffe Center. Here they are trying to bring back the endangered Rothschild giraffe. They help fund this project by letting people feed and pet these … Continue reading

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Nakuru – Mbweha Camp

We finally had to leave Samburu and all the elephants, but our next stop was Nakuru where we expected to see rhinos. Instead of flying, we opted for the cross country drive. Both Elephant Bedroom and Mbweha are run by … Continue reading

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Samburu – Elephant Bedroom Camp (Day 2)

After the spectacular day of safari yesterday, we weren’t sure day two could compare. I mean, we saw two of the Big Five (Lion and elephant, still “missing” the leopard, rhino and buffalo) and a bunch of other cool animals … Continue reading

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Samburu – Elephant Bedroom Camp

Yesterday we left Nairobi to start our safari. We flew to Samburu National Park on a small single engine plane with a pilot and co-pilot only. There was no divide between the cockpit and cabin and the snack cart for … Continue reading

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