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Monkey Love

Dear Shelternook, We have never met, but you have been traveling with me for quite some time now. I count you among my very devoted followers on Twitter and am always grateful for your comments and interest in my travels, especially now, here, in Africa. A few weeks ago I showed you all how I…

Dear Nigella, Hello from the steamy jungles of Udzungwa, deep in the heart of Tanzania! Without any exaggeration, I think that Udzungwa National Park may just be the most exotic place I have ever reached in my lifetime (and that is definitely saying something): the air is hot and thick with tropical moisture, the trees…

I spent the last week in Panama, which proved a cool relief to the overwhelming heat back in Washington, DC (over 100° F). Rainy season means that for me, it rained almost every day–big, heavy, tropical downpours that came and went and left the ground fresh and the forest teeming with life. I think that’s…