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Karen Diaz

East Africa Bush TailsSouthern Africa Bush Tails

As South Africa’s – and Botswana’s – borders reopen, now is the perfect time to rediscover some of Africa’s most pristine wilderness areas. Zimbabwe, Namibia, Zambia and Rwanda’s borders are open too, and residents of all countries are now welcome in South Africa. Air access is also opening up, with

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Galloping Gnus Newsletter

Dear Friends:Despite the worldwide disruption to travel, life goes on in Africa’s wilderness. The Great Migration’s wildebeest and zebra herds are still frantically crossing the rivers of the Serengeti and the Maasai Mara. The lions of the Okavango Delta still rest in the shade during the mid-day heat before the

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The Africa Adventure Company

The African bush’s enduring timelessness is a rare comfort in a tough year for people in the African tourism industry. But with more and more countries reopening their borders, there is a new glimmer of hope for the lodge staff and guides that have been left without income. Despite this,

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East Africa Bush Tails

Masai Mara Weather and Wildlife: September 2020 While the Mara may be quieter than usual in terms of guests, for the wildlife September has been anything but. The wildebeest migration continued as dramatically as ever, while mating lions have been found behind almost every rock – and their successful efforts

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Client Trip ReportsEast Africa

Hi AAC! Sep 25 – Our first day is great in Tarangire. We enjoyed seeing lot of elephants some of them came very close to our vehicle and also we saw four Serval cats and they like birds too they took lots of pictures. Rae and Jim are very happy

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Southern Africa Bush Tails

Kwando – July 2020 Update We were delighted to have an abundant flood arrive after a drought season and this filled the lagoon in front of Kwara camp for the first time since reopening. The team were only too happy to move the mekoros back to camp so the activity

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Client Trip ReportsEast Africa

Mkenda, one of our clients’ favorite private guides, has an update for us from Tanzania! “The Wida family arrived this weekend and are doing well! While in Tarangire, we’ve seen lots of elephants, 6 lions, monitor lizard, bat-eared fox and a genet. We even saw a cheetah, so lucky to

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East Africa Bush TailsSouthern Africa Bush Tails

Dear Friends Please enjoy a recent webinar on the Wilderness Safaris Rwanda experiences at Bisate Lodge and Magashi Camp. We hope you find this phenomenal wilderness as inspiring as they do on a daily basis. The communities, gorillas and wildlife look forward to hosting and seeing you in person in the

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Galloping Gnus Newsletter

Greetings AAC friends and Family! One of the industries hit hardest by the current worldwide pandemic is travel and tourism, which are absolutely essential in the fight to secure Africa’s last remaining wild spaces. Thank you for the great support by our AAC travelers to rebook and postpone and travel

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East Africa Bush TailsSouthern Africa Bush Tails

Today is Earth Day, a day that commemorates environmental advocacy, education and volunteering. Such efforts have resulted in many conservation success stories throughout Africa’s wildlife areas. But to many, they feel powerless to affect change in a world on lockdown. To make matters worse, many conservation and eco-tourism organizations are

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