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Over the last two months in Africa, we’ve had the opportunity to do a number of driving safaris and even a walking safari.  Today, in Botswana’s Chobe National Park, we got a chance to see...

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Our time in Africa with Oasis Overland is slowly coming to an end, and I made the realization today that most of the activities that we’ve been participating in have been focused on nature and...

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Sandboarding on the dunes of Namibia One of the main reasons that we chose the Oasis Overland Coast to Coast trip was because the tour stops in Namibia, and we knew we would be able...

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On only our second night of our Africa Oasis Overland trip, our group found ourselves at a Tanzanian campsite called Meserani Snake Park.  We were pleased to hear it is named after the caged snakes...

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Alissa and I have some sort of unwritten rule to visit as many islands as possible on our trip.  During our route planning for Africa, I had one island paradise in particular on my list:...

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The most unique part of our time here in Africa, especially compared to our most recent 12 months, is our method of transportation from country to country.  This is the first time we are doing...

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During my six years working at CBS I constantly changed the wallpaper on my computer’s desktop.  It rotated between either a Milwaukee Brewers schedule or a favorite travel photo.  For some reason, I always kept...

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It’s been 10 days since we arrived in Nairobi for our first-ever visit to Africa.  We are embarking on a 56-day overland tour with Oasis Overland that will take us all the way down to...

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Six Must-Dos in Sri Lanka

January 3, 2014

1. Go whale watching Nearby whale migration routes have created a popular whale-watching industry. Most trips even claim a 95% chance of seeing a whale. Check out Dan’s post about our experience whale watching. 2....

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Knowing we’ve seen enough of Chennai, yesterday we bought tickets for a movie at a nearby mall for today’s 4pm showing of the new Hunger Games movie.  We were craving a nice oasis away from...

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