Morocco had been on our list for awhile, and became a reality once we knew our Ronda-based bird guide and friend Álvaro Peral / Wild Andalucía offered a “Grand Morocco Birding Tour”. So in late February, armed with new binoculars for Robert and plenty of COVID tests, off we went!Continue reading “Morocco and Spain – Mar 2023”
In late October into November 1996 we travelled to Kenya and northern Tanzania with Olga and Herb Clarke on a trip they organized through LA Audubon. We flew to Nairobi by way of Rome (on Alitalia before they banned smoking – argggh!) and Jeddah, Saudi Arabia (where we had to hide all our books so as to avoid offending any of the crew coming on board). Our travels took us to Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti National Park, Olduvai Gorge, Samburu Game Reserve, Lake Nakuru, and the Masai Mara. This was a trip Liza had dreamed about ever since reading about Elsa the lioness in Born Free as a kid!Continue reading “Kenya and Northern Tanzania – Nov 1996”
In August and September of 1978, Robert found himself in Iran (to visit a college roommate, account yet to be posted) and Egypt. Click here to read more about it.