Driving in Lesotho

Driving in Africa is always an adventure. You never know what you are going to run into. Whether its drunk drivers, crazy minibuses or animals hogging the street, you are always in for something memorable. This was the case for my friend Mike and I as we drove through the lovely country of Lesotho. The […]


As many of you know, I am very interested in the situation in Darfur and have given to the charity at savedarfur.org in the past and closely monitor what happens over there. I just felt that I wanted to bring it to light on my site and give everyone some background information on it because […]

Climbing Table Mountain

Table Mountain looms over Capetown, South Africa like a mother elephant looms over her young in the African wild to protect and watch over them. It is a truly awe-inspiring sight that can be seen from anywhere in Cape Town like a beacon guiding you home. It is a large and impressive, perfectly placed tabletop […]

The Sinai Peninsula

The Sinai Peninsula or Sinai is a triangle-shaped peninsula in Egypt. Sinai is the part of Egypt that lies in Asia. It lies between the Mediterranean Sea (to the north), Red Sea (to the south), and the Gulf of Aqaba (to the east) forming a land bridge to Southwest Asia. It falls between Egypt, Israel, […]

World’s Highest Bungy Jump

The world’s highest bungy jump beckoned my name from the instant I heard about its towering height, 216 meters (710 feet). It’s location was far from close to anywhere, but the distance would not stop me from conquering the crown jewel of an adrenaline junkie’s resume. This past January my two friends and I set […]

The Sands of Time

The Sahara Desert occupies the vast majority of North Africa stretching from the Red Sea and Mediterranean to the Atlantic Ocean. The Sahara, “The Great Desert”, is the world’s largest hot desert, and second largest desert after Antarctica. At over 9,000,000 square kilometres, it is almost as large as the United States, and is larger […]

TCC Int’l Meeting Speaker

I have been selected to be a speaker at the Travelers Century Club International Meeting in London October 26-28. I am very excited about the opportunity and I will be presenting on my summit of Mount Kilimanjaro and the rest of Tanzania. Here is our Kilimanjaro Youtube slideshow which is permanent on my site but […]

Somali Refugees in Switzerland

Last September, my friend and I were flying from Dar es Salaam to Zurich on Swissair with a stopover in Nairobi. There were literally 15 people on the first leg from Dar to Nairobi and we were pretty psyched because we could stretch out and sleep in peace. We were hoping not too many people […]

Aït Benhaddou

Aït Benhaddou is a fortified city along the former caravan route between the Sahara and Marrakech in present-day Morocco. It is situated in Souss-Massa-Draâ on a hill along the Ouarzazate River and has some beautiful examples of kasbahs. Most of the town’s inhabitants now live in a more modern village at the other side of […]

Ceuta, Spanish Morocco

Ceuta is a Spanish exclave in North Africa, located on the Mediterranean, on the southern coast of the Strait of Gibraltar. Captured by Portugal in 1415 and ceded to Spain in 1668, Ceuta is claimed by Morocco, which also claims other posts of Spanish sovereignty such as Melilla and some small islands in the Mediterranean […]