Kenya Day Five – Maasai Mara

Every summer, millions of wildebeest, zebras, and gazelles migrate across the Mara River to graze on the tall grasses. This is part of a larger cycle that the herd animals follow all year round. Our trip was planned specifically to (hopefully) catch part of the migration into the Maasai Mara. There’s no way to predict […]

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Kenya Day One – Nairobi

Our first day in Kenya was a down day of sorts to allow us to rest and get acclimated to the new time. We had gotten into Nairobi late at night, so we were happy to have a restful morning! We started the day with a visit to the Nairobi National Museum, which allowed us […]

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Cuba Day Six – Havana

We woke up in Viñales on our last full day in Cuba and we were greeted with a layer of fog that had settled into the valley. It was beautiful! We left Viñales to head back to Havana for our last night. Our first stop was the fishing town of Jaimanitas, which has been turned […]

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Cuba Day Five – Viñales

We started our day by taking a tour of the Cave of the Indian in Viñales. The cave is located in the bottom of a mogote and was discovered in 1920. This cave was an ancient indigenous dwelling and opened to tourists in the 1970s. Outside of the cave entrance, there were artifacts and some […]

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Cuba Day Three – Havana

We started our third day in Cuba by visiting the Plaza de la Revolución. This plaza is where Fidel Castro and other political figures have addressed Cubans. Pope John Paul II and Pope Francis have also both held large Masses at this square during papal visits to Cuba. The square is massive, but even at […]

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