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Karen Diaz

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Day 06+07: We drove 45 minutes to Kibati to check in for the volcano climb at 9:15am, departing promptly at 10:00am. The trek takes between 4-6 hours starting at 6,525ft (1989m) to ascend to 11,382ft (3470m). We arrived at the rim and spent the night at the Nyiragongo Huts. What

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Galloping Gnus Newsletter

The eagerly awaited 9th edition “Africa’s Top Wildlife Countries” is now available. We are offering complimentary copies to the first 25 requests! I am currently off on some well-deserved travels tracking gorillas in Virunga, and trekking Mount Nyiragongo volcano – the “hot list” destination for 2018 is D.R. Congo. For those looking

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Client Trip ReportsEast Africa

Private Tanzanian Safari to Tarangire, Ngorongoro and Serengeti Hey Kyle, thanks! So, first and foremost, we had an AMAZING trip! It lived up to (and sometimes exceeded) my dreams and expectations. Our guide, Omary Moudy, is absolutely terrific.  His knowledge and expertise (about the flora, fauna, history, current politics…) are both

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Client Trip ReportsSouthern Africa

Ultimate Namibia Group Safari Ian (and everyone at Africa Adventure Company), Thank you so very much for arranging a spectacular trip. Our local ground operator and their guide Peter Nuugonya created an amazing and unflawed trip. The safari covered every detail; Peter, in particular, was organized, flexible, responsive, knowledgeable, patient,

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Baby Gorillas Named at Kwita Izina 2017 The Kwita Izina Ceremony 2017, Rwanda named 14 baby Gorilla, 02 New Families, and a couple of adult gorilla individuals joining new families. A real milestone in the conservation of one of the world’s most endagered species. Mountain Gorilla Conservation Fifty years ago

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East Africa Bush Tails

Designed to Rescue and release orphaned and abandoned elephant calves, whilst creating much needed benefits to the local people that live alongside them. The Reteti Elephant Sanctuary, is the representation of the communities standing up united for wildlife, in recognition of the value that they can cultivate. See the fantastic

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AAC Events

Travel + Leisure – August 10, 2017 Mark Nolting has been named ‘a best travel agent’ to plan the perfect trip to Africa by Travel + Leisure’s A-List 2017. Best for: multigenerational families, adventure, couples/honeymooners. Mark’s itineraries are not only detailed but also include extensive biographies on his handpicked safari guides,

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Dear Friends, This past month Mark and I celebrated 25 years of marriage and my dear sister Helena, sent a recent watercolor painting done in her studio to celebrate with us.  She is doctor from Zimbabwe living in Australia. In honor of World Lion Day, we share her poignant image

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AAC Events

We have two further milestones.  We would like to thank Karen and Irene on their loyalty and extreme dedication to assisting in the office on making “safari of a lifetime trips” happen.  Irene is our  account$ expert, and Karen works her magic on the website.  Below they stand with 20

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East Africa Bush TailsSouthern Africa Bush Tails

While any trip can became a solo journey with a “singles supplement,” the following safaris are especially good fits for those who want to see amazing Africa on their own, in the comfort of a small group with 5 to 9 other people. African Adventure explorations aren’t limited to couples

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