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African Safari Photo Diary

My experiences and photos from a game drive in South Africa.  The four-wheel-drive bounds along the dirt path, dodging potholes and boulders along the way. We all jolt around in our seats, but the crisp winter air blowing through the windowless vehicle keeps us cool and calm. Suddenly, the driver slows down the car and …

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Australian Wildlife Photo Diary

Some of my favorite photos I've taken of Australian wildlife. Because Australia is such an isolated continent, and has been for millions of years, its wildlife has developed in such a unique way. 87% of Australia's mammals can ONLY be found in Australia. 93% of its reptiles, 94% of its frogs, and 45% of its …

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7 Best Things To Do In Antigua, Guatemala

Some of Antigua, Guatemala's best activities for budget travelers. Very few travelers visit Guatemala without stopping in Antigua. This charming, colonial city has all the authenticity of Latin American culture, but it is also quite touristy and therefore very accessible for first-time travelers. There are so many things to do in Antigua that suit travelers …

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San Juan La Laguna Photo Diary

Summary of my day trip to the culturally enriching and artistic town of San Juan La Laguna, in Lake Atitlán, Guatemala. For the last ten days I've been volunteering at GuateSUP, an awesome paddle-boarding tour company in Lake Atitlán, Guatemala. My life here revolves around paddling, yoga and acroyoga, photography, shopping at the local market, …

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