Just a few of the reasons people travel to Africa.
My reason, however, is singular:
My brothers, at a very young age (how young I couldn't tell you).
The older one (on the right, with his mouth wide open) now lives in Tanzania, Africa, with his family:
The sole reason for my journey.
I just can't wait to hold this baby (actually, toddler now):
While I'm traveling, my mind will have to be occupied. Thus, an extraordinary number of e-books and audiobooks (with a few actual paper books thrown in, too):
A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness
Love You More by Lisa Gardner
Ice Cold by Tess Gerritsen
H.R.H. by Danielle Steel
Chill Factor by Sandra Brown
Ricochet by Sandra Brown
The Tenth Circle by Jodi Picoult
Lost Voices by Sarah Porter
Dead Reckoning by Charlaine Harris
A Place of Yes by Bethenny Frankel
Smokin' Seventeen by Janet Evanovich
Blindsided by Karin Slaughter
Real, Live Paper Books:
The Mercy of Thin Air by Ronlyn Domingue
I Thought You Were Dead by Pete Nelson
The Scent of Rain and Lightning by Nancy Pickard
Love Medicine by Louise Erdrich
Click on any of the above titles to visit either the author's website or another source of more information on the book (Goodreads, Wikipedia, the publisher website, etc.).
It's going to be a fabulous three weeks. And I'm betting the reading won't occupy me much once I actually arrive!