Tag: Author Savannah Grace

Congo

Congo

We passed through Congo in just a few days. Despite a short visit, Congo made a lasting impression. A country full of barbed-wire, armed guards and police in the streets, patrols, dirt roads, river crossings, smiling children running next to our trucks, vast landscapes, bug bites and my […]

Happy Hatchday Echo

I want to say a belated happy birthday to our precious owl, Echo, who shares the same hatch/birthday as me.     She turned ONE on June 14th!   Mom has done an amazing job with her, slowly training her to fly to her for love without the tethers. For […]

Chile Photo Essay

Country #102 for me and it did not disappoint. On our 6 week trip in South America, Kees and I changed our plans at the very last minute and decided to fly to Easter Island from Lima, Peru. What a fantastic plan! We were fortunate to have had […]

The West Jet Disaster

I knew our flight from Amsterdam to Vancouver was too perfect and thus our inevitably DOOMED return trip to Holland…. Normally I only fly direct to and from Vancouver and Amsterdam, so perhaps that was my first mistake. Our flight from Vancouver to Calgary was delayed forcing us […]

Easter Adventures

A typical day adventure at this household will often involve mud, motorized vehicles and accidents! I suppose others’ Easters would have been spent quite differently… “Shall we take the quads out?” “Sure let’s do that.” A few minutes later there were five boys in my yard loading up […]

Retreat to Lima

If we had stuck to my original 6 week Peru/Bolivia itinerary, we would be on a 10 hour bus ride from Cusco to Lake Titicaca (12,555ft), the world’s highest navigable lake. Instead of getting off the plane in Cusco from Puerto Maldonado (main town outside of Tambopata Rainforest), […]