EJ Celebrates 23 Gorilla Infants at Rwanda’s Annual Naming Ceremony

People arrived in droves, by the thousands, walking miles over hills and dales wearing their most colorful garments to attend the annual Kwita Izina, or naming ceremony. The guests of honor were not babies as we know them, but rather 23 gorillas born this past year in the Volcanoes National Park of Rwanda.

4 favorite activities in Kenya

a crowd of Samburu men look out into the landscape while talking among themselves

EJ Specialist Kimi spent October back in Kenya where she witnessed the Samburu Singing Wells and beaded with local women around Laikipia and the Mathews Range before traveling to the Maasai Mara which was full of lion sightings. Read all about her safari!

The Fun of Driving in New Zealand

“Nothing behind me, everything ahead of me, as is ever so on the road.” In my experience, New Zealand is a country that is best explored on the open road. The size of California, with a population about the size of Connecticut (1/4 of which is clustered in Auckland); New Zealand is a country with […]

India’s Golden Triangle

Although I have been to India before, I recently added to my knowledge of the country with a wedding celebration in Delhi, (my own), and a re-visit of the Golden Triangle and Jodhpur. Jodhpur is a little off the main path of the classic Golden Triangle (Delhi, Jaipur, and Agra) trip and because it’s a […]

Pokhara: Safari in Nepal

I am Jamie Mehrotra and I travel with the purpose of stretching my boundaries, to see my small place in the world from a different perspective, which is why Africa felt like the ultimate destination for so many years. The wide open space is mind-blowing; the people, so warm; the contrasts, so grand. In thinking […]

Kenya Horseback Safaris

We believe in horsepower! Not the mechanical or automotive kind—the Secretariat kind, the Hi-ho Silver! kind, and even the Mr. Ed kind. We are so enthusiastic about the excitement that horsepower contributes to African safari experiences that, quicker than you can say “Mount Kilimanjaro,” we can arrange for you to be cantering through landscapes and […]