Advice for what to wear on a safari.

Dressing for Safari

Which clothes do you bring on safari? That was the question I asked before our November trip to Lion Sands and Madikwe Hills in South Africa. Alan and I are lucky to have a travel advisor who spelled it all out for us.  Explicit instructions about dressing for safari, down to how many shirts and […]

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Making baby boomer travel resolutions

Looking ahead. Writing down goals. It’s that time of year – for resolutions. I’ll be honest. I don’t usually make them. But, a list of want-to-dos and should-have-dones continuously swirls in this travel brain of mine. So, I’m putting them on paper (well, on the computers screen.) Try a new activity Nothing sparks energy like […]

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Talking about photography

Today, Alan and I are in South Africa taking thousands of photos while on safari. As I take a look back at My Itchy Travel Feet’s first six months, I see that photography has been popular with blog visitors. Many of you were interested in taking a photography workshop as a way to see nature, […]

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An elderly elephant at Madikwe Game Reserve in South Africa

Visit Your Local Travel Clinic Before Traveling Internationally

Lions, tigers and elephants dance in our dreams as Alan and I prepare for our South African safari. But we’ve been working on this trip since last spring when we started a series of hepatitis shots. Since then, we’ve been inouclated for yellow fever (a requirement for entrance into Brazil where our trip ends), taken […]

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Choose a Jeep Jamboree for your next land cruise

Are you an off-road enthusiast? Does the challenge of negotiating a 4X4 vehicle over slick rock or crossing through a river get your baby boomer motor running? If you’re a Jeep owner, consider signing up for one of Jeep Jamboree USA’s off-road adventure outings. A combination driving adventure, social experience and scenic trek, these off-road […]

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Sunrise at Mesa Arch in Utah

Is your camera ready for that dream trip?

Like many baby boomers, Alan and I both take digital photos on our travels. I use a Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ18. Along with an 18X optical zoom lens, it offers enough settings to allow high quality photos which I sell along with my travel articles. Alan’s Canon 5D is a professional grade camera. And, sometimes, his shots […]

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