Category Archives: Safari

African Safari 101 Presentation

African  Safari 101: Alex Shaland and his new book Suburbanites on Safari Saturday  May 18th 2019   7:30 PM Limited seating.  Available on a first-come, first-served basis. “An amazing real life perspective on African safari that has been delightfully shared. Funny and witty. Footsteps … Continue reading

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Barbara Miller’s Review of Suburbanites on Safari

Book: “Suburbanites on Safari” by Alex Shaland, Publisher: GTA Books “Are you ready for a wildlife adventure in southern Africa? Not sure where to start? What a wonderful travel guide “Suburbanites on Safari” is! Indispensable. Incredible photography and written in an … Continue reading

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About the Author of Suburbanites on Safari

Many who followed my wife Irene Shaland’s books, magazine articles, and lectures know me as a photographer who’s photos appeared in Irene’s publications and slide presentations. But only few know that I am also a writer myself. Now, that my … Continue reading

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Suburbanites on Safari Ranks #1 New Release on Amazon

Fantastic News from Amazon! Recently, Amazon ranked Alex Shaland’s upcoming book ” Suburbanites on Safari ” as Amazon #1 New Release. Following is a description of Alex Shaland’s new book: “An amazing real life perspective on African safari that has … Continue reading

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Book Review: Birds for beginners in Southern Africa by Philip Coetzee

Review by Philip Coetzee If you look for a field guide, this is the wrong book, but if you want to understand more about birds, about their biology, habits and habitat, this is the perfect book.  In a fun way, with … Continue reading

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Face-to-Face with Africa and other Wildlife Photography Exhibit

Cuyahoga County Public Library Orange Branch Presents Photography Exhibit: Face-to-Face with Africa and other Wildlife by Alex Shaland November 5th – December 1st 2015 Cuyahoga County Public Library Orange Branch, 31975 Chagrin Boulevard Pepper Pike, Ohio 44124   Phone: 216-831-4282 Internationally-published artist photographer … Continue reading

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Irene Shaland’s Lecture Face-to-Face with Africa Presented at the Detroit Public Library on September 12, 2015

The Social Science, Education & Religion Department of the Detroit Public Library invited Irene Shaland to present her popular lecture “Face-to-Face with Africa.” Irene shared her personal stories she discovered in Africa. This mysterious continent remains as one of the … Continue reading

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Lecture at Fort Lee Library: Face-to-Face with Africa from the Jewish Perspective

FORT LEE LIBRARY PRESENTS: Irene Shaland’s Lecture Face-to-Face with Africa from the Jewish Perspective April 19th 2015, 2:00 PM The artist photographer Alex Shaland and internationally-published art and travel writer Irene Shaland, have a life-long passion for travel. Together they … Continue reading

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African Safari Tips: The Importance of a Good Company

Text and photos by Alex Shaland Going on an African safari by yourself or in a small group is not advisable. Suppose, you are standing in front of a lion or a rhinoceros and trying to calculate your chances of … Continue reading

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Photography Show Face-to-Face with Africa Starts on May 17, 2014

PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW The Shalands at the Opus Gallery: Face-to-Face with Africa Art Show: Wildlife Photography – Alex Shaland Lecture: Mysteries of Africa – Irene Shaland May 17th, 6:00 PM Doors open at 5:00 PM The artist photographer Alex Shaland and internationally-published … Continue reading

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