Alison Nolting
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Alison Nolting

Director of Tours and Marketing

Alison has over 25 years in the travel industry. She was born and grew up in Zimbabwe, attended Cordon Bleu school in Cape Town and worked in both Harare and London. A career change had her running a safari camp where she met Mark and moved to the USA in 1991. She has traveled with Mark and their two boys as a family, to over 10 countries in Africa and on 18 or so trips with her children. Beyond going on numerous safaris in Tanzania, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Botswana, and South Africa, Alison loves the Lower Zambezi river region, gorilla and chimp trekking, adventuring in the Skeleton Coast, and the Indian Ocean island Seychelles.

East Africa Bush Tails

Our Top 10 stories of 2015 From darling baby elephants to the latest breakthroughs in conservation, we rounded up the year’s most loved stories from our blog. 1. The story of Little “E” – http://blog.asiliaafrica.com/little-e/ 2. Top to African wildlife photography tips – http://blog.asiliaafrica.com/top-10-african-wildlife-photography-tips/ 3. Bob and Gina Poole answer

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Galloping Gnus Newsletter

Season’s Greetings This is the time of year when we take a look back at the last 12 months and give thanks to our amazing clients. We’ve had a great 2015; we extend our gratitude for letting us plan your safaris and share in your fantastic adventures! We can’t wait

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AAC Events

Every year we look forward to the latest “Top 100 Hotels” list in Conde Nast and Travel+Leisure to see if our favorite exclusive camps and lodges have been discovered by other travelers. We have still found a few hidden gems for our clients! Below are some of our recommendations to

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Office Trip Reports

Dramatic sunsets, exciting wildlife and wonderful people, I expected Botswana to be beautiful and diverse but had no idea that this magical place would far exceed my expectations. Each camp and region has a different vegetation and atmosphere with wildlife patterns driven by the weather and in particular the rainfall

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Southern Africa Bush Tails

Trip overview of our AAC Group Photographic Exploration Safari to Botswana  In the words of Ona Basimane…. “Being the first for me photographic guiding, the trip was a major success. All AAC clients had been to East Africa, and Jim Kubalik had also been to Botswana before. They were all

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Office Trip Reports

Another safari to Tanzania was long overdue and I was excited to experience this incredible safari destination again. Arusha is a bustling hub of activity with streets jammed with cars, safari trucks and a new venture, motorcycle taxis – assemble yourself motorcycles shipped in a box ready for any entrepreneur

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Client Trip ReportsEast Africa

Flying safari to Tanzania’s Ruaha and the Selous Game Reserves Elena, we had a fabulous time. Organizationally everything went fine, so cudos to you and your team. We were very happy with accommodations at Rufiji River Camp and Ruaha River Lodge, the guides and other services. In particular, we were

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Client Trip ReportsSouthern Africa

Deluxe Flying Safari to Sossusvlei, the Skeleton Coast, Damaraland, Ongava-Etosha and Okonjima Dear Ian: As previously mentioned, we had a fabulous trip to Namibia and you and the company did a fantastic job. We have no complaints whatsoever. The entire planning and interchange went flawless and all of our questions

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Southern Africa Bush Tails

A recap of October 2015 Getting to know the Gowrie males – A story by ranger Greg Baldwin While I was expecting to see the morose bodies of two lionesses lying next to the carcass, I wasn’t surprised to see a male lion next to the carcass. Grabbing my binoculars

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Office Trip Reports

Bill Rivard has been sending well wishes from Victoria Falls, the Zambezi Queen and the Okavango Delta at Jao Camp. He has been leading a trip as he celebrates 25 years with Africa Adventure Company – amazing! Sharing some further pictures from Jao Camp – first landing on an airstrip

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