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Offline bocker3

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Africa - here we come!
« on: February 09, 2014, 08:25:47 AM »
Today is the day!  After almost 2 years of planning, Sid and I leave at 6:00 tonight for our safari in Tanzania.  I will be silent on hear for the next 12 days or so (some of you will be quite happy with that) as there will be no connections in the Serengeti. 

I will post some pics as soon as I can upon my return.  In the meantime, enjoy this little diddy

http://youtu.be/FTQbiNvZqaY

For anyone interested here are our accommodations

http://youtu.be/u3_mZtRTFMM

Mike
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Re: Africa - here we come!
« Reply #1 on: February 09, 2014, 08:29:42 AM »
I'm wishing you a happy Birthday and a great trip . That is my kind of camping, very well done  .

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Re: Africa - here we come!
« Reply #2 on: February 09, 2014, 08:35:00 AM »
That looks amazing.I know that you will both have a fantastic time.....I cant wait to see the photos.
Have a great trip.

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Re: Africa - here we come!
« Reply #3 on: February 09, 2014, 08:37:21 AM »
Have fun Mike, and don't get eaten by any lions! ;D


I'm expecting loads of photos when you get back - and at least a few of elephants, my all-time favourite animal.
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Re: Africa - here we come!
« Reply #4 on: February 09, 2014, 10:46:07 AM »
Looks amazing Mike! No doubt you and Sid will have the experience of a lifetime, enjoy!

Safe travels, and PLEASE keeps your hands in the safari truck while on the Serengetti  :D

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Re: Africa - here we come!
« Reply #5 on: February 09, 2014, 11:45:07 AM »
Have a good time Mike!  Happy birthday!
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Re: Africa - here we come!
« Reply #6 on: February 09, 2014, 12:43:54 PM »
Have a wonderful trip ,friends off mine did something similar and loved it .All the Best m
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Re: Africa - here we come!
« Reply #7 on: February 09, 2014, 02:41:37 PM »
Have a great and safe trip.

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Re: Africa - here we come!
« Reply #8 on: February 09, 2014, 02:51:47 PM »
If you transfer through Frankfurt you know what to do.
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Re: Africa - here we come!
« Reply #9 on: February 09, 2014, 03:48:36 PM »


Have a safe and wonderful trip !!


Ray 8)
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http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=40802.0

http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=45159.0

http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=39722.msg495621;topicseen#msg495621

http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=46806.0

http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=39414.msg491701#msg491701


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 As of 8/2514,  t-cells are at 402, Viral load <40

 Current % is at 11%

  
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Re: Africa - here we come!
« Reply #10 on: February 09, 2014, 04:13:25 PM »
Sounds like a great trip! Please share photos. I wouldn't mind going on safari provided I can travel in a hermetically sealed, climate controlled, predator proof Pope mobile.

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Re: Africa - here we come!
« Reply #11 on: February 09, 2014, 04:38:08 PM »
Sounds like a great trip! Please share photos. I wouldn't mind going on safari provided I can travel in a hermetically sealed, climate controlled, predator proof Pope mobile.



 ;D  That's what I need.  I'll let Ed drive, I will sit in the back.  We"ll get a decal for the side saying..

" Driving miss lazy"   LOL   8)

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http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=40802.0

http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=45159.0

http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=39722.msg495621;topicseen#msg495621

http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=46806.0

http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=39414.msg491701#msg491701


 In October of 2003, My t-cell count was 16, Viral load was over 500,000, Percentage at that time was 5%. I started my first  HAART regimen  on October 24th,03.

 As of 8/2514,  t-cells are at 402, Viral load <40

 Current % is at 11%

  
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Re: Africa - here we come!
« Reply #12 on: February 09, 2014, 04:43:43 PM »
Thanks all

Just snagged a cheap upgrade to Business Class!

Sorry Miss P, transferring in Amsterdam.  I will keep tabs on MY iPad though
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Re: Africa - here we come!
« Reply #13 on: February 09, 2014, 04:56:55 PM »
Didn't see a single bug or snake in any of the photos. That's fine with me.

Have a great time and a wonderful birthday. It all looks gorgeous. I'm with Ann on those wonderful elephants though I think giraffes are pretty special too.

Big cheers!

Andy
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Re: Africa - here we come!
« Reply #14 on: February 09, 2014, 06:04:31 PM »
Have a WONDERFUL time!!  Expect lots of pics upon return.
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12/09  540    30    60   
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8/11    667    36  <20  
03/12  1,041  42  <20
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Re: Africa - here we come!
« Reply #15 on: February 09, 2014, 06:48:41 PM »
This sounds like an awesome adventure.  Have a happy birthday and a great holiday.

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Re: Africa - here we come!
« Reply #16 on: February 09, 2014, 10:36:12 PM »
Have a great trip!

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Re: Africa - here we come!
« Reply #17 on: February 10, 2014, 06:07:10 PM »
Happy  Bday  Mike..trip looks  fantastic...   and  Bclass to  Amsterdam  is almost a vacation  by itself

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Re: Africa - here we come!
« Reply #18 on: February 20, 2014, 08:36:35 AM »
Safari is over, waiting to leave Tanzania.  Should land in D.C. Friday afternoon.

AMAZING!!!!!!  Is not a strong enough word.  We saw everything except a cheetah.... We even saw 4 elusive leopards laying on trees.  Ann - literally hundreds of elephants!  Will post some pics in the days after I get home. 

Mike
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Re: Africa - here we come!
« Reply #19 on: February 20, 2014, 08:50:24 AM »
Safari is over, waiting to leave Tanzania.  Should land in D.C. Friday afternoon.

AMAZING!!!!!!  Is not a strong enough word.  We saw everything except a cheetah.... We even saw 4 elusive leopards laying on trees.  Ann - literally hundreds of elephants!  Will post some pics in the days after I get home. 

Mike

I'm really happy you had a good time. What a wonderful way to celebrate officially being an old man turning 50. Can't wait to see the photos!
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Re: Africa - here we come!
« Reply #20 on: February 20, 2014, 09:15:31 AM »
You also missed 6 inches of snow in Richmond, which is equivalent to 18" in Philly. Told you it was coming, just missed the dates slightly.

I'd like to see pictars zoo -- though I've still not finished editing the ones I took in France 8 months ago.
« Last Edit: February 20, 2014, 09:18:55 AM by Miss Philicia »
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Re: Africa - here we come!
« Reply #21 on: February 20, 2014, 09:22:22 AM »
The snow wouldn't have bothered them nomatter where they were as they had that eye-catching  hermetically sealed vehicle. Not even a skeeter bite I'm sure.
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Re: Africa - here we come!
« Reply #22 on: March 02, 2014, 12:01:41 AM »
OK -- I'm being way slow at going through and organizing my pics, so here are a few to tide you all over.  Assuming I remember how to do this.....


Sid and I about to enter someplace I'd dreamed of going since childhood



Here is an elusive leopard -- lounging in a tree:



Here is a momma and her baby (for you Ann....)



Some VERY close lions....



Giraffes (for Andy....)



More lions - just because big cats are always popular



More to come -- I promise.........

Mike
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Re: Africa - here we come!
« Reply #23 on: March 02, 2014, 12:14:17 AM »
Did u not write on the back of each photo what it was you were photographing.
I see leopard, 2 grey things, giraffe, more lions.
I've 2 questions.
you've got the gable end up, when will it b finished, and whats them there 2 grey aminals?
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Re: Africa - here we come!
« Reply #24 on: March 02, 2014, 03:59:11 AM »
Absolutely gorgeous!!  That must have been very exciting.
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Re: Africa - here we come!
« Reply #25 on: March 02, 2014, 07:30:58 AM »
Uh, is that an ascot I see on Mike? :P

Also, did you obey the law and refrain from sodomy while on vacation? You could have been imprisoned for life if you'd been caught.
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Re: Africa - here we come!
« Reply #26 on: March 02, 2014, 07:54:31 AM »
gasp
thanks
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Re: Africa - here we come!
« Reply #27 on: March 02, 2014, 08:24:45 AM »
Uh, is that an ascot I see on Mike? :P

Also, did you obey the law and refrain from sodomy while on vacation? You could have been imprisoned for life if you'd been caught.

Ummm, no.....  That is actually a "Survivor buff" (from the TV show).  I pulled it up over my nose and mouth on the drive to the Serengeti to protect from the dust.  Tanzanian roads are horrendous! 
Fear not - most laws were observed, when one hears hyenas on the other side of the tent each night, sodomy doesn't "come up" much!

M
Absolutely gorgeous!!  That must have been very exciting.

It is hard to describe just how exciting this trip really was.


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Re: Africa - here we come!
« Reply #28 on: March 02, 2014, 08:30:40 AM »
I was expecting pictures of some "hot" guides.  Looks like a truly amazing place.  Glad you enjoyed it.

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Re: Africa - here we come!
« Reply #29 on: March 02, 2014, 11:42:04 AM »
Wonderful pictures Mike! Looking forward to more. Now back to reality and a welcome home snowstorm.
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Re: Africa - here we come!
« Reply #30 on: March 02, 2014, 01:30:09 PM »
Beautiful pictures, especially the big cats

Thankyou

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Re: Africa - here we come!
« Reply #31 on: March 02, 2014, 07:47:56 PM »
Incredible Pics! I love the leopard in the tree. My fave is the momma and baby elephant ;)

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Re: Africa - here we come!
« Reply #32 on: March 03, 2014, 04:43:10 PM »
These are great pics.  You have been planning this trip of a lifetime for several years.  So inspiring that you actually did it!  Makes me wonder what would ever happen if we had an AMG safari.... would the jungle ever be same again?

Welcome back...looking forward to more pictures.

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10/06:  454 (32.4%), 55 VL
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01/09:  613 (43.8%), UD
07/09:  616 (47.4%), UD
01/10:  530 (44.2%), UD
07/10:  636 (48.9%), UD
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07/11:  840 (52.5%), UD
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Re: Africa - here we come!
« Reply #33 on: March 14, 2014, 08:08:58 AM »
The only "big" animal that we didn't see while in Tanzania.  These folks certainly had an AMAZING experience this day:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2580200/Cheet-ing-death-Tourist-comes-inches-inquisitive-cheetah-pokes-head-car-sunroof.html
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Re: Africa - here we come!
« Reply #34 on: March 14, 2014, 10:29:46 AM »
What great photos, Mike. Including the one of you guys at the entrance looking so happy. Thanks for the giraffes. Love the elephants too. Whatta trip of a lifetime!
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« Reply #35 on: March 16, 2014, 04:55:15 PM »
Mike! I don't know how I managed to miss your update with photos, but I did. Thank you ever so much for the elephant photo, it's just perfect. I'd love to see more! :)
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« Reply #36 on: March 16, 2014, 05:54:03 PM »
Mike! I don't know how I managed to miss your update with photos, but I did. Thank you ever so much for the elephant photo, it's just perfect. I'd love to see more! :)

You missed the elephant in the room ... really .

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« Reply #37 on: March 16, 2014, 06:25:56 PM »
Wow! What a fantastic trip! Terrific photos!

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« Reply #38 on: March 16, 2014, 07:39:00 PM »
Mike! I don't know how I managed to miss your update with photos, but I did. Thank you ever so much for the elephant photo, it's just perfect. I'd love to see more! :)

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« Reply #39 on: March 16, 2014, 07:43:11 PM »
I would love to chance to see those animals in their own environment . I cant bring myself to go to zoos anymore because I feel badly for the animals there but that trip looks amazing .

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Re: Africa - here we come!
« Reply #40 on: March 16, 2014, 08:25:06 PM »
You both must be black and blue from pinching yourself,s.

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« Reply #41 on: June 29, 2014, 02:55:51 PM »
I've been going through my photos and videos looking for something that helps capture what it was like to be in these places.  Nothing I have really does it -- I did finally stumble upon this youTube video though.  It shows what we experienced while in the Ngorongoro Crater (The Ngorongoro Crater in Northern Tanzania, once a gigantic volcano, is the largest intact caldera in the world).  The density of wildlife in this location is amazing. 

This video is about 8 mins long, but it has some beautiful shots -- I really loved seeing the little jackal steal some food from a feeding lion.......

Enjoy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oEIcvKxqJTw


I will try and post one of our own videos shortly -- of our visit to a Maasai village and their welcome ceremony.

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Re: Africa - here we come!
« Reply #42 on: June 29, 2014, 04:10:47 PM »
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Enjoy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oEIcvKxqJTw


I will try and post one of our own videos shortly -- of our visit to a Maasai village and their welcome ceremony.

Mike

Awesome video. Cant wait to see yours.

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Re: Africa - here we come!
« Reply #43 on: June 30, 2014, 09:52:40 PM »
Here are two short ones - once you click over to my photobucket site, they take a little bit to download.. 

First -- the Maasai dancing and chanting a welcome (notice their shoes -- made from old motorcycle tires):



This one shows Sid dancing along with them (but not jumping).....



Hope this all works......

Enjoy,
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« Reply #44 on: July 01, 2014, 08:23:45 PM »
I love how they jump ;D Very cool. I love the purple red blankets.

Some of them had beautiful neck collars, I guess the females? Were they made of bone or ivory?
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« Reply #45 on: July 01, 2014, 10:25:02 PM »
I love how they jump ;D Very cool. I love the purple red blankets.

Some of them had beautiful neck collars, I guess the females? Were they made of bone or ivory?

They do know how to JUMP.....   One of the guys from on tour (an emergency care physician from Montreal), went out and jumped with them -- he actually did a pretty good job too.  I'd post the video here, but not without his permission......

The neck collars are on the females -- of course, we bought a couple (they make great plate chargers...  it is very intricate bead work, I mean TINY, little beads. 

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Re: Africa - here we come!
« Reply #46 on: July 01, 2014, 10:42:01 PM »
Mike was kind enough to send me a requested souvneer . I collect stones and minirals so I asked him at some point while he was in Africa to reach down on the ground a pick up a small stone and think about me for a moment . He did this for me and I have the handsome little stone in my collection now . It may seem like an odd request but its my way of sharing my love of travel ... and a way to be there in spirit .




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« Reply #47 on: July 02, 2014, 08:03:06 AM »
Mike was kind enough to send me a requested souvneer . I collect stones and minirals so I asked him at some point while he was in Africa to reach down on the ground a pick up a small stone and think about me for a moment . He did this for me and I have the handsome little stone in my collection now . It may seem like an odd request but its my way of sharing my love of travel ... and a way to be there in spirit .

It was an honor to send you a little bit of Africa, Jeff. 
I am so glad that you jumped into my thoughts while at the Oldupai Gorge (it's real name, NOT Odluvai), where humankind is thought to have started, as you are a fine example of that species!! 

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« Reply #48 on: July 22, 2014, 08:23:28 PM »
I would love to chance to see those animals in their own environment . I cant bring myself to go to zoos anymore because I feel badly for the animals there but that trip looks amazing .

This has been on my bucket list for so long, wish I could have joined Mike and Sid.

Jen is not keen an Africa at all, I lived in Mombasa for 3 years but was too young to really appreciate it (12).

Mike, I love that you and Sid got to go to Africa and see all those beautiful animals, Jen and I are off in two weeks to spend time in Thailand with our foster Elephants.

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Re: Africa - here we come!
« Reply #49 on: July 22, 2014, 10:41:01 PM »
That sounds like a blast.  I'd love to do something like that. 
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