Karen Diaz
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Karen Diaz

East Africa Bush Tails

February in the Masai Mara Weather and grasslands February has been warm and dry, we received only 1.5 mm at the beginning of the month, a north easterly wind blew in the early afternoons, sometimes creating dust storms like rooster tails as the dust spirals and twists high above tree

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Southern Africa Bush Tails

In our continuous quest for operating camps – and making a difference – in the best wildlife areas in Africa, the exclusive 26 180-hectare (64 692 acres) Qorokwe Concession has earned a well-deserved place in our ranks. Incredible abundance abounds, owing to its location on the border of the renowned

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Office Trip Reports

Nershada and Rhoda in Duba Plains – Day 07+08 Our wonderful safari to Botswana has come to our end. We stayed at both the beautiful Duba Plains and Duba Expedition Camp, located on a 77,000 acre private concession in the heart of the game rich Okavango Delta. This region of the

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Office Trip Reports

Day 1-2: Amalinda, Matobo Hills I started my safari adventure at Amalinda in Matobo Hills, in Zimbabwe.  Amalinda is built into the granite kopjes and every room is unique, incorporating the rocks into each space. On the first day, we came across a mother rhino and her 2 calves and

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Office Trip Reports

Elia in Uganda – Day 04-06 Greetings from Uganda’s Impenetrable Forest. I had the thrill of a lifetime today with my first gorilla trek. The dense forest lived up to its name as it was a definite hike through the beautiful vegetation to our gorilla family. We spent 1 hour

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Office Trip Reports

Kyle in Zimbabwe – Day 12+13 Greetings from Zimbabwe. I bid the team at Pamushana farewell and met up with Sharon and Phil Stead, owners of Amalinda Lodge. We drove from Pamushana across Zimbabwe to their lodge in the Matobo Hills outside of Bulawayo (stopping enroute for ice-cream). Amalinda is

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AAC Events

Condé Nast Traveler’s list of Top Travel Specialists 2017 It is great pleasure to announce that Mark Nolting has been included on the list – always serving travelers with the highest standards and the most unique safari experiences.  Mark and the team are thrilled!

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Client Trip ReportsSouthern Africa

The Best of Southern Africa including Cape Town, Victoria Falls and Private Game Reserve Rick and I want to thank you and the Africa Adventure Company for coordinating an absolutely wonderful trip to South Africa and Zimbabwe for us.  The tour guides, your selection of hotels and our safari location,

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Client Trip ReportsEast Africa

African Journey to Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda We had a fantastic safari. It was perfect from beginning to end. Every location was better than the last. We didn’t think we could top the initial breathtaking view of Tortilis until we hit the Ngorongoro Crater top at Entamanu. Those tents were

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Office Trip Reports

Elena and Szilvia in Botswana – Day 09+10 What an adventure! We are now at Chitabe Camp on the periphery of the Moremi Reserve. Already one leopard and hyenas yesterday. We love this camp, welcoming warm staff and everything is just right! Thompson is a great manager. We also visited

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