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Tag: Tanzania

12 Sep

Nick Brandt: Big Life Foundation

Big Life was co-founded by photographer Nick Brandt and award-winning conservationist Richard Bonham in September 2010. Since its inception,...

12 Sep

Nick Brandt: Inherit the Dust

Many wonderful photographers have documented the African bush and its wildlife, but no one’s work, in my book, is as honest, as stunningly...

10 Mar

Practice Makes Perfect

A friend of my son took this wonderful video while on safari in Tanzania. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_YEyzvtMx3s Pelican story charming,...

3 Nov

Chem Chem Safari

Chem Chem, a relatively new Tanzanian property, is composed of two camps – Chem Chem principal Lodge and Little Chem Chem.  The main...

6 Dec


Collections form almost by themselves.  The impetus to bring together objects under the same rubric is almost stronger than conscious decision....

17 May

An Encounter with AIDS in Africa

In 1990, I was traveling through Tanzania with my family.  On a long drive up from Ruaha National Park in the Southern part of the country,...

16 Mar

Willing Foot Goes to East Africa

Willing Foot, the exciting purveyor of smart, authentic, unique itineraries for the world, has just launched four new itineraries for Tanzania...

1 Nov


I wrote about Brigitta in my last posting on the Serengeti..how Shep and I lived for 18 months in that beautiful land keeping company with a...

31 Oct

Serengeti Highway – Disaster Unfolding

In 1972,  on a street in Nairobi, I met a charming filmmaker who was heading down to the Serengeti to make a film on the life cycle of the Cheetah....

28 Jul

The Tree Where Man Was Born

On the open plains of the southern Serengeti stands a massive fig tree.  It’s trunk measures over 20 feet around, and its capacious limbs,...

17 Dec

Looking Back/Looking Forward (2)

AFRICA! I spent three weeks in South Africa recently and returned with these gems – three world-class, small museums, inspiring contemporary...

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