Journeys way off the beaten path, and the power of everyday people.

Photos from the field

Traveling solo, I usually never have photos as keepsakes for myself. It's great to be sent some from Eduardo Sousa, whose family was lovely to spend three days with at Selenkay Conservancy in Kenya. I'm especially glad he took some of me at the Ma…

Best photo day ever!

This afternoon and tonight I went through my photos for the day with five Masai men in beautiful red regalia and beaded arm bands and finery huddled around and behind me, watching and laughing and pointing recognizing their friends and in SO AND S…

Safari: It's amazing!

Hello from Kenya! These guys are Big John and Jackson (guess who is who), my guides at Lion Camp. They are Masai. The safari outfit employs 98 percent of its staff as Masai tribes people, and their camps are on Masai owned conservancies. This is w…

My bodyguards

Moses and Alulu are with me at all times and organizing all the interviews and photo shoots with backyard gold miners, blacksmiths, butchers, even a bull fight (still pondering that one). Getting things done, I'm told, only really happens if you'v…