Flying between Bonaire and Curacao in the Caribbean revealed this aerial view that was like an abstract painting. The dark area on the right is the shoreline. The light wavy lines are sand formations close to the water’s surface. The white formations right and upper right were the clouds below us. Nature creates pure art.
Cuba – 1999
American visitors to Cuba continue to be rare. I saw sights few people have seen on the island. Here are a few images:
On my first night ever on safari in Botswana, we went to search for big game night animals, and the jeep stopped under a tree. A guide with a searchlight slowly raised the light from the tree trunk up to the first crook in the tree and peering out a us was this sweet baby leopard. I shot like crazy.
He then raised the light beam to the branch ten feet directly above us. Sleeping there was the momma leopard. WOW! I shot again like a madman. The driver’s hushed voice said to me “You shoot, you shoot fast, boss!” I sure did and we slowly backed away from the tree.
The light then beamed some twenty feet away to a partially devoured impala. The driver then explained to me that momma and baby had just dined on the impala and momma was napping, with a full belly. Had she not just eaten we would have been in big trouble with momma, being so close to her baby! Not a bad adventure for the first time out ever, huh?