J. Michael Fay

Expedition Epilogue: Indelible ancient reality at the Heart of Africa

At the conclusion of his 290-mile transect on foot through the Central African Republic, National Geographic Explorer J. Michael Fay shares his big-picture observation of what he’s seen, heard and understood: The regression from colonial occupation and post-colonial nation ...

Heart of Africa Expedition ends abruptly

Sudan Border Walk Day 20 (March 30, 2017) I heard Yaya stirring and looked at my watch: 02h20.  I said, Yaya it is two AM.  He said: “I am ready”. Then I heard Herve and Felix. No use, time to get up. Yaya ...

Among the wandering cattle herders in the Heart of Africa

Sorry for the delayed posting. I was out of battery power and walking too much for my solar panel to charge stuff. Here is my post for March 29, 2017: There were colobus monkeys calling before dawn again along the river this ...