Gerry Feehan

Zanzibar. The name evokes the exotic: melding fragrances of flower petals and tropical spice. East meets West; a confluence of Arabic

Sun, surf and sand in Zanzibar

There is something disconcerting about watching a group of well-fed Italian ladies trundle down a white-sand beach in string bikinis while, in the same viewfinder, conservatively dressed Muslim women wade in the sea harvesting clams at low tide. But incongruity is the heart of life in this archipelago off Tanzania’s east coast.

Zanzibar. The name evokes the exotic: melding fragrances of flower petals and tropical spice. East meets West; a confluence of Arabic
A silverback mountain gorilla is a massive

Going ape in Rwanda

We’d spent three days with Amon before he talked about the 1994 genocide.

A silverback mountain gorilla is a massive
We had seen rhinos and cape buffalo at Nakuru so the group was giddy when on our first sunrise trip into the Masai Mara we were treated to the final three: the huge bulk of a bull elephant crossing our muddy path

Searching for a better world

This article is the first in a three-part series on Africa. The second instalment, The Mountain Gorillas of Rwanda, will appear on Saturday, Jan. 21. The third will appear on Saturday, Feb. 4.

We had seen rhinos and cape buffalo at Nakuru so the group was giddy when on our first sunrise trip into the Masai Mara we were treated to the final three: the huge bulk of a bull elephant crossing our muddy path
A steep march through the forest gives way to a stunning vista from the barren alpine in the Kootenay range near Kimberly

Better in B.C.

A reluctant admission: British Columbia kicks Alberta’s butt.

A steep march through the forest gives way to a stunning vista from the barren alpine in the Kootenay range near Kimberly