All the Symptoms are Back…damn those itchy feet

TIME AND PLACE

A globe from Susanna, a tepee from Kristine, and beach person from Jonathan Khumbulani Nkala. All good omens for travelers. A globe from Susanna, a tepee from Kristine, and beach person from Jonathan Khumbulani Nkala. All good omens for travelers.

A real travel writer is able to describe trip preparations as engagingly as the journey itself. Let me try that.

The Big Trip is a five-week fall adventure with different family members around for each stage of the journey. To reiterate: It begins in LA, on to Dubai, then Addis Ababa and Kigali for the first leg with grandchildren Teresa and Steven. Then sons Scott and Steven join us for two weeks in South Africa, both Johannesburg and Cape Town AND including almost a week in Botswana’s Okavango Delta. Finally, just Steven the Younger and I spend a week traversing the Arab Gulf states!

Five weeks of discovery and family fun (especially when we are not bickering or seriously tired of each other—conditions which are fairly rare fortunately). We could…

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About mneset

Writer, Traveler, Director/North Fourth Art Center

Posted on April 30, 2014, in Living LIFE. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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