Category: Adventure Man

Panda Bears in China

  It’s the black Mickey Mouse ears. The stark contrast, racoon mask face. The round mound of rebound body — making the Panda Bear universally loved. Always a fan of charismatic mega-fauna — jumped at the chance to study the Pandas at The Chengdu, China Breeding and Research Center. I learned that there is good news about Pandas in the… Read more →


Kayaked the south coast of “Tassie,” an island 150 miles south of Australia. Near the bottom of the world, the powerful cold ocean was alive with marine life. The Tassie coast is composed of Jurassic dolerite, forming large columnar cliffs. 45 % of Tasmania is national parks and world heritage sites. Wanted all my life to see the Tasmanian Devil. Mission accomplished. Read more →

Everglades, Florida

Explored the “Sea of Grass” in south-central Florida aboard an Air Boat. Deep in the Glades, a giant 12 foot long, bull alligator approached the boat so close, we could look him in the eyes. He purposely placed twigs on his nose to bait birds to land on him — where, in a flash, they would then be in the belly of the… Read more →

Oaxaca, Mexico

My favorite town in Mexico! Oaxaca has it all — amazing folk art, vibrant markets, strolling musicians in the streets, tasty cuisine, and the Zapotec and Mixtec people have roots traceable to the nearby settlement of Mount Alban in 500 B.C. Explored Oaxaca during The Day of The Dead celebration, when the natives celebrate their deceased loved ones with costumed… Read more →

On Safari!

    “Safari” is a Swahili word meaning “adventurous journey.” A safari in East Africa takes you into the very center of exotic wildlife and breathtaking scenery! I work with Corbett Bishop Safaris in Tanzania. Corbett is originally from Texas and has a heart as big as the state and a passion for Africa that is contagious!! Corbett customizes each… Read more →