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Mount Kilimanjaro

June 25, 2015

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Mount Kilimanjaro is Africa’s highest peak (5895m). It is an ice-capped dormant volcano and I have signed up to hike it starting on Saturday.       My Irish friend BQ is flying into Tanzania today to join me. She is a personal trainer in her spare time and is also half fish. So post Kilimanjaro […]

National Parks

May 10, 2014

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Since being in Sri Lanka, I have been to five national parks dotted all over the country (Minneriya, Kaudulla, Yala, Bundala and now Sinharaja). During my various safaris I have been fortunate to see a leopard basking in the early morning sun on a rock, a sloth bear feeding high in the treetops; 80 wild […]

Safari – last day

November 10, 2013

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Post conference day I awoke feeling relief and satisfaction in equal measure. The sun was out and I was determined to make it my mission to see some animals before my red-eye flight home. In the house I was staying at were three other conservationists also making good use of the UN rep and his […]