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Karen Diaz

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LAKE VICTORIA and ENTEBBE Departed from Hotel  No 5 with Francis our guide at 7am for the half day boat tour and visit to the Mabamba Swamp. We were successful in seeing a shoebill stork and were able to approach very closely to a number of other species. MOST INTREPID

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AAC Events

It is great pleasure to announce that Mark Nolting has been included on the list of Top Travel Specialists AGAIN – always serving travelers with the highest standards and the most unique safari experiences. Mark and the team are thrilled!

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Office Trip Reports

Appropriately called “The Country of a Thousand Hills,” Rwanda is predominantly grassy uplands and hills. I share some highlights of my ten days in country. Akagera  – I took a direct flight from Addis to Kigali and connected on a three hour road transfer through to Akagera National Park. This

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AAC Events

On behalf of Mark and the entire AAC team, we thank you for joining our Safari Soirée last Wednesday. It was a pleasure being able to share the evening event with our wonderful clients and friends. It was thrilling to hear our guest speakers Calvin Cottar, Brooks Kamanakao, Nic Polenakis and James Currie talking

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Southern Africa Bush Tails

Poised between land and sea, between the ancient Table Mountain and bustle of the working historic harbour that is the V&A Waterfront. We are ideally positioned, not just to explore all the many delights that Cape Town offers, but to delve back into history. Indeed, it is the early formation

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Southern Africa Bush Tails

Two spots available on the July 11 Zimbabwe safari departure with Mark Nolting as trip leader.  Includes four days with Nick Murray guiding in his beloved Mana Pools. Click below to read beautiful memories from Mark’s trip in 2018 where the plan evolved for this exclusive group safari. Click on

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Office Trip Reports

Jan 10 – Arrived on Kilimanjaro Greetings from Kilimanjaro, Tanzania! After a comfortable flight on Emirates and a layover in Dubai we have arrived the Kilimanjaro Airport. We checked in to the charming Kahawa Cottage. Located outside of Arusha, the hotel is the perfect place to begin (or end) a

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Office Trip Reports

Ancient Civilization – Luxor View from Winter Palace Hotel room, down to the Nile river cruise boats Feluccas at sunset Enjoying our first traditional Egyptian dinner – festive with a local menu Entry into Karnak temple Hypostyle hall Ramses was a significant dynasty Looking down the hall Each King dynasty

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Galloping Gnus Newsletter

Season’s Greetings As 2018 comes to an end, we excitedly anticipate both the festivities of the holiday season and welcoming in a New Year! It was a pleasure meeting many of you at our Safari Soirées last spring. For 2019, we are hosting one spectacular event in Fort Lauderdale on

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Office Trip Reports

Monica Kowalski, Senior Assistant to Sales, is on the adventure of a lifetime! After multiple safaris on the continent, Monica is off to the small island nation of Madagascar. Follow her journey visiting this unique destination and the national parks full of lemurs, birds and chameleons. December 2nd After an

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