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Category: Airborne

Aerial Thoughts, Lost in the View
December 27, 2014
Airborne, South Africa
A bump. Just a bit above the equator, we were skimming the coast of Liberia at thirty-eight thousand feet. It was a precocious two thirty in the morning, Cape Town time....
Missing the Skies
July 11, 2014
Airborne, New York, Vancouver
It is no secret that the sky is where I long to be, airborne, aloft, high. But this is not another rant about how much I miss flying. It is much more simple, yet infinitely...
December 23, 2013
Airborne, Photoblogs, South Africa
This is an aerial medley of two trips to South Africa. Last summer's flight was on South African Airways, with the Kruger in our sights. Then this winter, we flew Virgin Atlantic....
For a Few Pixels More
May 26, 2013
Airborne, Photoblogs, South Africa
I started writing this on Thursday night over the Gulf of Guinea in the Southern Atlantic, just below the Bulge of Africa, and have now adjusted all verbs to the past tense. The...
Flying Over Africa - Part 2
December 18, 2012
Airborne, On the road, South Africa
As promised, here is the second batch of pictures captured while flying south from Amsterdam to Cape Town. These were taken roughly in the last third of the flight, somewhere...
Flying Over Africa - Part 1
December 15, 2012
Airborne, On the road, South Africa
On the second leg of our journey to Cape Town, we took off from Amsterdam Schiphol, flew southeast towards Paris, then due south until the mountain wave over the Pyrenees was...