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Pictures of The Week- First Week in March !!

APtravelnews-March 4th, Bob and Barb “On the Road Again”-Boynton, Beach, FL. at Moms house getting on my cabin fever mode! Can’t wait to get back to TN.

At the Neversink River in the Catskill Mountains! Nature draped all the edges!
Nature draped all the edges! In deference to spring!!!
My Buddy Lowe came by to till my garden area! A sure sign of spring to me!
My Buddy Lowe came by to till my garden area! A sure sign of spring to me! My garden is about a quarter acre, this year corn, snap peas, butternut squash, asparagus, garlic, maters, taters, green peps,  and whatever else I feel like putting on and in my very rich, delicious soil!!!!
Miss Kitty Likes This Solar Light, no wires, just the sun and voila, a long lasting light!
Miss Kitty Likes This Solar Light, no wires, just the sun and voila, a long lasting light!
Bicyclists can also enjoy the fly fishing trail through N.C. too!
Fly fishing, biking, trail walks and hikes around my land, “shroom” hunting,  squirrel stew from my neighbors, country auctions, cool air over my sinuses and brow, all this and now you know why I move to my farm starting in April!!! Florida is grand from Dec to April and then-not so grand for us!!
Nothing tastes better than a wild turkey! They prove that what they eat is how they taste. Wild eats fresh, real and wild. Store bought frozen eat grain-think about it!
Nothing tastes better than a wild turkey! They prove that what they eat is how they taste. Wild eats fresh, real and wild. Store bought frozen eat grain and steroids-think about it!
My first book lover! She wantged my Africa and Goldie the Goldfish book!
Got to go spring book signing again. My first book lover just showed up!
She wanted my Africa, Goldie the Goldfish book, and History of Fishing the Florida Keys books!
 Not a reindeer, but this was taken during a Christmas trip we made a few years back in KY.
Stuffed deer, live dog, and relaxing dame!! Barb waits for me to head to the dining room!!

Pictures of the First Week in March!!

A couple of Congolese dandy's who travel from village to village entertaining for barter. They sang danced and joked for food and a place to sleep!
A couple of Congolese dandy’s who travel from village to village entertaining for barter. They sang danced and joked for food and a place to sleep!

APtravelnews-Pictures of the week, rewind!  Images are all made on my 5-dollar Brownie Camera with Agfa B&W film!  This is from my past travels through Africa, particularly the Congo!! My book; “Africa on a Pin & a Prayer” has many images of our adventure into mostly a pre-history like setting and mind-set! See bottom of page to order a signed copy!!

The Mystery Door in Zanzibar! This door was the entrance to the slave chambers back in the 1800's. Inside the original shackles and chains could be seen where slaves were held before they were to be shipped to Europe and the U.S.
The Mystery Door in Zanzibar! This door was the entrance to the slave chambers back in the 1800’s. Inside the original shackles and chains could be seen where slaves were held before they were to be shipped to Europe and the U.S.
Hunting monkey's and small game for dinner on rubber plantation. The rifle borrowed from the plantation manager was deadly in my hands. Only thing I could not eat and would not were money's. They looked so much like little children when they were skinned. Snake was OK!!
Hunting monkey’s and small game for dinner on rubber plantation. The rifle borrowed from the plantation manager was deadly in my hands. Only thing I could not eat and would not, were monkey’s. They looked so much like little children when they were skinned and the meat had a gamy odor. Boa snake and Dik Dik little antelope was OK!!
Gene waits for me to take a picture with my little Brownie Camera. Our 55-Land Rover always attracted attention. Not to surprise anyone we had to paint that we were student from the U.S. in English and French, not military guys!
Gene waits for me to take a picture with my little Brownie Camera. Our 55-Land Rover always attracted attention. Not to surprise anyone we had to paint that we were student from the U.S. in English and French, not military guys!
First Pygmies we saw on our trip through the Ituri Rain Forest, in the Congo! The dogs wooden clacker bells scared snakes away from the path, ahead of the men. Also the men could keep track of the dogs as they ran through the forest. These dogs did not bark!!
First Pygmies we saw on our trip through the Ituri Rain Forest, in the Congo! The dogs wooden clacker bells scared snakes away from the path, ahead of the men. Also the men could keep track of the dogs as they ran through the forest. These dogs did not bark!! The taller fellow was not quite 4 and half feet tall. They took us to their village to drink palm wine!!