By Sandra Colony for the NABBW When a co-worker first told me in 2000 that he was traveling to Namibia, I admit it was not on my radar. In fact I didn’t know how to pronounce it. But upon his return, listening to him rave about the marvels of the landscape, the abundance of wildlife and the friendliness of the people, I got intrigued. It took me 8 years to get there – I had to get to the top countries on my existing bucket list such as Papua New Guinea, Ethiopia, Ghana, and, just in time, Syria – before I booked a flight to Namibia. Now, having now been there on multiple trips and heading... Read More
Don’t Wait to Travel to Your \’Bucket List\’ Countries. They\’re Welcoming You Today, But May Not Be Tomorrow.
Don’t Wait to Travel to Your \’Bucket List\’ Countries. They\’re Welcoming You Today, But May Not Be Tomorrow. By Sandra Colony For the NABBW “The driver of our boat waved his arms toward the river’s shoreline. He had spotted our camp site for the night. And it is the perfect spot, soft sand surrounded by trees swaying in a gentle breeze. Feels so serene, so quiet, so safe. A table is set for dinner and, as if on cue, the stars make their appearance and soon the sky is ablaze. We open a bottle of wine and all is right with the world.” I wrote those words... Read More