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Author Jay Wright

Jay Wright
A simple boy with simple needs, happy with his view of the world.

And the Nominees Are…

January 18th, 2010 by Jay Wright · 9 Comments · Africa, Morocco

The Elephant Cloud has been nominated by Morocco Blogs for The Best Morocco Blog of 2010 in the category of Travel.  Click the link to see other nominated blogs and vote for your favorite. We are on the left hand side, scroll down the page to the third category, “Best of Travel Blog.” We are […]

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Serengeti Dreams

January 12th, 2010 by Jay Wright · 6 Comments · Africa, Tanzania

Five minutes into the park we saw a young lioness tearing apart a Buffalo. If you have never seen a grown lioness stretch and flex her massive figure, let me just note they are sculpted power. It left an impression. Safari guides have a network of communication to inform each other of the animals presence, […]

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Happy New Year

January 1st, 2010 by Jay Wright · 4 Comments · Africa, Tanzania

We took a dalla-dalla to Lake Manyara. A dalla-dalla is any form of vehicle, usually a minivan, into which they can cram about twenty people. That’s the legal number, but as they say in Tanzania, there’s always room for one more. And no, it’s not any different than any other minivan, it’s simply CRAMMED with […]

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The Gift of Knowing Good Health

December 18th, 2009 by Jay Wright · 5 Comments · Africa, Tanzania

I’d taken to riding in the Land Rover with the tanzanian staff. It started on the second day in order to beat the mobile clinic to the village and capture video of it’s arrival, but from that moment on I kept my spot in the car. I preferred the intoxicating laughter as the staff amused […]

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December 12th, 2009 by Jay Wright · 7 Comments · Africa, Tanzania

For those who don’t know, I have a minor obsession with the rhinoceros and from our back porch I can see the Ngorongoro Crater, which is full of them. For weeks I’ve stared at it’s rim over morning tea and evening beers. Naturally, I needed to look inside. Tourism in Tanzania is very expensive. It […]

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