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Karen Diaz

East Africa Bush TailsSouthern Africa Bush Tails

10 Life-Changing Wilderness Safaris Adventures Adventure is in all the things that you do which require no coaxing to engage in. They are the journeys you can barely wait to start, yet they are also the ones where you are never really sure of their outcome. Uncertainty is the signature

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Office Trip Reports

Miles in Southern Tanzania Arrived on a scheduled charter flight from the Serengeti directly to Ruaha.  The dry season, June-November, is the best time to visit the park, when game is concentrated along the Ruaha River including great populations of elephant. Kwihala Camp, located in the north of Ruaha National

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Southern Africa Bush Tails

The Eat Out Mercedes Benz Restaurant Awards are the Oscars of South Africa’s culinary accolades. Launched in 1998 and presented at an awards celebration held in November, the annual Eat Out Restaurant Awards celebrate the South African restaurant industry, with accolades including the Top 10 Restaurants, Chef of the Year,

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Southern Africa Bush Tails

Sightings – October 2019 Sightings Report Kwara Private Reserve Lions were seen every single day on Kwara Reserve during October. The One Eye Pride were located near to Splash camp. A male known as “Big Man” was mating a lioness whilst the others were resting. This courtship went on for

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Office Trip Reports

Maasai Mara – Kenya Sand River Tented Camp Where do I start? Oh yeah, how about the most amazing leopard sighting in my 8 safaris so far? On the way from the Keekorok airstrip to camp we saw a beautiful female leopard walking out in the open and no other

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East Africa

Kidepo Valley National Park is a gem in the heart of Africa, in Uganda. It is such a breathtaking jewel to discover that CNN named it among the Best 8 Safari Destinations in Africa. Besides the incredible animal sighting experience, the park is known for its breath taking scenery. “With the sweeping

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Galloping Gnus Newsletter

Greetings AAC Family and Friends! This past July I had the pleasure of leading guests on a safari to Zimbabwe. Highlights included: Our destinations were Mana Pools and Hwange, two of my favorite parks. Much of the safari’s proceeds went to the wildlife conservation efforts of Bushlife Conservancy – one

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Pre-Departure It’s not too often a guest gets this kind of an opportunity for such an immersive walking & canoeing safari experience. Zimbabwe & Zambia were chosen because they are prime destinations for these kinds of safaris. This ultimate reason for this is the quality of the countries’ private guides,

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East Africa Bush TailsSouthern Africa Bush Tails

For the Africa Adventure Company’s 2020 Safari Planner, we made a list of 20 Intriguing Lodges & Camps for 2020! The accommodations included in this list are equally divided between East and Southern Africa, and possess at least one of the following attributes: they’re brand-new, newly renovated, or just simply

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Office Trip Reports

Part 2: Tswalu Kalahari Reserve Elena’s 2nd part of the trip began with a very early-morning road transfer from La Residence to an executive hangar at Cape Town Airport. From there, Elena departed on a daily scheduled charter flight to Tswalu Kalahari Reserve. Because this park is located in the

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