This morning we witnessed our first kill. Mwok, our guide, told us the other Land Cruiser we were traveling with had spotted a female Cheetah and her cubs. Continue reading
Our guide stopped suddenly and motioned for us to come closer. We stepped carefully through the dense jungle foliage that he had just cleared with his machete. To our right, we could see branches moving. Continue reading
Roz and I only had two more days to explore Istanbul, so we didn’t have time to waste. We got up early and opened the nightshades on our hotel room window. As the morning sunlight flooded our room, we stood their transfixed by the view from our 16th floor window. Continue reading
As Roz and I sat on the rooftop bar overlooking the Bosporus Strait in Istanbul we couldn’t believe how remarkable we felt. After all, we had just gotten off a 13 hour nonstop flight from LAX. Normally we would be wiped out, ready to crash in our hotel bed, but thanks to Turkish Airlines, we arrived rested and refreshed.
It was overcast when we reached the Zion River RV park outside of Zion National Park. We backed into a spot adjoining Ross and Barbara and set up our trailers.
We have now traveled nearly 1,200 miles and over the half-way point on our journey. Our next stop after Mesa Verde was Canyon de Chelly (pronounced Canyon de-SHAY) National Monument in the heart of the Navajo Nation in northeastern Arizona.
It’s 5:30 in the morning and a light rain has started to fall. The gentle sound of the raindrops on the Grey Goose is a soothing change from the dry and windy weather we’ve had over the last four days.