2007 was a transition year. I switched from working on Asian species conservation to African species conservation. I began the year with a trip to India and Nepal and ended it with trips to Tanzania and Kenya.
2006 saw me travel extensively in Asia. I visited Vietnam twice, Cambodia twice, and Indonesia twice, as well as Laos and Borneo, Malaysia, with stopovers in Singapore and Seoul. Here are some of the highlights of those trips.
This month marks my 10th anniversary at my job, and I have been very fortunate to have traveled extensively throughout Asia and Africa over those 10 years. I’m going to photographically document some of those travels here, starting with the first trips I took in early 2005. Work related travel in 2005 took me to Cambodia, Indonesia, South Africa, Kenya and India, with layovers in Bangkok and Tokyo. I had a very cheap low resolution camera back in those days, so apologies for the poor resolution of these earlier pics.
Bring fancy quick-dry clothes made of rip-stop nylon (because the cruelest thorns in the world are found in Africa). The type of clothes that cost a lot of money in Patagonia catalogs. Preferably the pants that have legs that zip off and become shorts. Because you never know when you might have to zip down and run from a hungry hyena. Because Africa is an adventure. Continue reading “Because Africa is an Adventure”