We finished our trip up here at the Giraffe Manor in Nairobi, Kenya. I can’t really think of anything to say that will edify this post, simply because it was the most unreal experience and I don’t want to ruin the magic. Oh but I do want to share a fun tidbit: when we were feeding the giraffes (as seen below) one giraffe lifted its leg and stumbled on the guard-rail separating the giraffes and…

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Here is my peace offering to those who think that I went to Africa and just took photos of myself the whole time. I took like 10 photos of the animals, ok? 😉 (Yeah no actually we took about 3,000 and it took several moons to go through them all.) But our group leader took 35,000 (?!?!?!) so I can’t complain. We also saw crocs, hippos, lions, cheetahs, impalas, wildebeest, kudu, and a single rhino.…

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Back to Africa! This is my second time visiting, and it never fails to amaze. We stayed in five camps and the famous Giraffe Manor in Nairobi. The five camps were: Kuyenda and Chamilandu in South Luangwa Natl Park, Zambia; Sand Rivers in Selous, Tanzania; Greystoke Mahale in Tanzania; and Cottar’s 1920’s Camp in Masai Mara, Kenya. They were all so unique and special. During the days, we went on game drives in the bush…

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Do yourself a favor and go look up pictures of Mont St. Michel — it is stunning. It was built in the 8th century on an island, so at high tide you have to drive over a bridge to access it because #protection. The whole rampart is a village and there are tiny houses and shops all along the way, and there is an abbey at the very top! I am also wearing a Freed…

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Every year, I take photos in this blue dress on my birthday! There are photos of me as a baby being draped in this and sobbing. This was a magical shoot, mainly cause there was no crying this time. Oh, and also because we WERE IN PARIS. Still can’t believe it. I am wearing Freed Outfitters jewelry in these photos, go check them out guys! Beautiful, handmade goods.

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