Tag Archives: Wildlife

Wednesday photo: Baby elephant

Just because I wanted to share some more elephant love this week before my trip to Kruger, here’s a photo of a darling baby at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust nursery in Nairobi. To me, there is no place I … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, Peace Corps, Wednesday photo | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

My first elephant experience

This week I will be taking my first vacation away from Swaziland and I am traveling to Kruger National Park. The only traveling I have done in Swaziland has been to see wildlife, so I am quite excited that my … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, Peace Corps, Travel Narrative | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Rhinos at Hlane Royal National Park

We were setting up our tent when we heard there were rhinos at the watering hole. We packed up as fast as possible to see the rhino. I had seen one rhino before at Nakuru National Park in Kenya. It … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, Peace Corps, Photos, Swaziland | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Elephants at Hlane Royal National Park

I could not decide if I wanted to see elephants, white rhinos, or lions the most during my visit to Hlane Royal National Park. We ended up seeing them all with excellent viewing opportunities. I have a new appreciation for … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, Peace Corps, Travel Narrative | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Lions at Hlane Royal National Park

There were so many animals I looked forward to seeing at Hlane, like the lions and elephants, but also some of the smaller animals like the honey badger and colorful birds. As it turned out, we saw only large animals … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, Peace Corps, Photos, Swaziland, Travel Narrative | Tagged , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Wednesday photo: Rhinos

Rhinos. Bobejane. One of the animals I saw in Kenya from very far away, but today that changed.     I’m at Hlane Royal National Park. As a volunteer, I am allowed just one night away from my site per month … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, Peace Corps, Swaziland, Wednesday photo | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Wednesday photo: Pickerel Creek

Last night, as I have the past three weeks, I drove past Pickerel Creek Wildlife Area, where I made a small side trip one night last summer on my way home from a weekend on the beach of Lake Erie. … Continue reading

Posted in North America, U.S., Wednesday photo | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Pickerel Creek Wildlife Area

For three years I have been driving the portion of U.S. 6 between Fremont and Sandusky, Ohio, that passes the Pickerel Creek Wildlife Area. This area is between Route 6 and the Sandusky Bay, so it is a great freshwater … Continue reading

Posted in North America, Photos, Travel Narrative | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment