All posts by: Lee Wagner

It’s been 3 years now and I get asked all the time how I manage to travel on my own.  Do I wish I had someone else to share my...
It’s been months since I’ve published anything I’m proud of.  Not that I haven’t tried- I have.  But sometimes it’s easier and safer to write about places and weather instead...
“You should try ‘Goat Yoga’ while you’re here,” a friend suggested.  I was in Austin, Texas for the 4th of July week dog sitting a golden retriever and visiting fellow...
I’ve always wanted to go to South Africa: it’s a breathtakingly beautiful country with adventurous people and fascinating African wildlife.  In May, I went to Cape Town and drove east...
“We may see our lone bull hippo,” Clause was saying as we set out for a sunset cruise.   I was on my way back from Angola when I decided...
I finally made it into Angola last week.   It wasn’t the first time I had tried.  Back in March, I was denied at a simple border post near Epupa...
I woke up to the most unusual sound one morning.  It was tapping the mopane leaves and the calcium-rich rocks.  It was bouncing off the chalet roofs and flooding the...
A red hartebeest wandered onto the the airport highway as I drove back to Windhoek.  I slowed down the truck and smiled, imagining the cars behind me with passengers new...
“Connecticut,” I said under my breath, looking up from a bag of onions I had slung into my shopping cart in Opuwo, Namibia.  The 20-something represented fall in New England:...
“Sossusvlei is magnificent.  It’s spectacular, it’s home to the highest, most beautiful dunes in the world.  It is all these things, but really, Sossusvlei is indescribable.  You must see it...