May 31, 2010 | 1 Comment
Above - A sunset view of the Central Drakensberg mountain range in South Africa. (Photo: Jon Vidar) So uh, ya I think I told you, right? I was in South Africa... I really did keep meaning to write, but...Continue reading Goodbye South Africa, hello Iraq..
Mar 22, 2010 | 5 Comments
Above - The St Blaize lighthouse at Mossel Bay, South Africa (Photo: Jon Vidar) I've been in South Africa for about two weeks now and it has been both an amazing and exhausting experience. Working on this guidebook is...Continue reading South Africa: First Impressions.
Feb 22, 2010 | 3 Comments
Before I get to talking about my new adventures, I'd just like to mention a couple things about the new web site. Using MovableType 5 and Photoshelter, I have combined my travel web site and my photography web site...Continue reading The new Jon Vidar Photography, South Africa, and Iraq.
Jul 25, 2007 | No Comments
I am back in the states safe and sound... Everybody has been asking about my trip so here are some of the stories from my two weeks in Rwanda. I had a great time there and actually got hooked up with a tour agency that sent us around the country for two days taking photos for them!Continue reading Rwanda 2007: Shady Dealings, New Friends, and Free Safaris.
Jul 8, 2007 | 4 Comments
So an interesting first day in Rwanda... It included celebrity sightings, third world experiences, getting ripped off by the US Embassy, and partying at the original Hotel Rwanda. All in all, a full day.Continue reading Rwanda 2007: Electric Water, celebrities, and how to win a cow.
May 21, 2007 | No Comments
Just wanted to let everyone know what I'm up to this summer... The plans have finally solidified... I leave May 31st and it's going to be about 5 weeks in Turkey and 2 weeks in Rwanda!Continue reading Turkey & Rwanda 2007: Summer Plans and New Website.
Aug 22, 2006 | No Comments
Just thought I would send out an update on my trip while I had some free time... I am back in Cairo for the night and heading to Morocco tomorrow morning. My stay in Egypt has been very interesting to say the least. Let me start with the main excitement and go from there...Continue reading North Africa 2006: Ambulances, Police Motorcades, and Random Experiences in Egypt.
Aug 17, 2006 | No Comments
Above: A view of the pyramids in Cairo, Egypt. My stay in Turkey came to an end a few days ago and I am now in Cairo waiting for a night train to go down to Luxor. I will...Continue reading Turkey & N. Africa 2006: The End is Just the Begining.
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