Galloping Gnus Newsletter

In 2009 we want to look beyond the posh camps and lodges and showcase properties that offer unique locations, personal service and committment to sustainable tourism and eco conservation. When you take a vacation, your travel choice makes a big difference. By letting us tour operators know that you care about the

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Galloping Gnus Newsletter

We would like to thank all of our clients who took the time to submit their wonderful photos from their safaris this past year. So many breathtaking moments captured by you, it was very difficult to select winners. Below are our Top Picks for the five categories, Wildlife, Bird, Scenery, People

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Galloping Gnus Newsletter

>> The 7th Edition of my book, Africa’s Top Wildlife Countries is in bookstores now. It continues to be the quintessential guide book advising travelers how to plan an African adventure perfectly suited to their individual tastes. We are dedicated to giving you up to date information. The value we add to your

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Galloping Gnus Newsletter

Below is just a sampling of some of our incredible specials! Please note that each special has restrictions such as travel dates, minimum number nights stay, payment schedule or other. Your Safari Consultant has all the details.   Build-Your-Own-Safari What an exciting way to personalize your own African adventure! Below you

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Office Trip Reports

Although I have had the opportunity to visit southern Africa on many occasions over the past 18 years, somehow I had never traveled to Tanzania, so it was with great excitement that I set off on the long journey from Fort Lauderdale to Arusha. I had a comfortable sleep at

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Office Trip Reports

On arrival in Africa, I had the pleasure of spending the night at the House of Waine, located in the suburb or Karen outside Nairobi. Set in beautiful gardens with a large heated swimming pool, this small luxury hotel is now my favorite place for guests to overnight before beginning

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Office Trip Reports

I have been to South Africa several times but it is always new and special to be part of someone’s first safari! Our safari began with a full day to relax and recover at the ever elegant Saxon hotel in Johannesburg. W e approached the entrance to the hotel –

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Office Trip Reports

My first safari to East Africa began with two nights at Ngong House in Nairobi. The first morning we toured the Giraffe Center, Karen Blixen Museum and the Daphne Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage. You can feed thegiraffe at center and they are much bigger close up! The next morning I departed by

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Office Trip Reports

First stop of our safari was Mombo camp, one of Southern Africa’s most luxurious camps. During our first ten minutes (while driving to camp!) we saw lots of impalas, warthogs and elephants. After our first game drive we stopped for a sundowner and watched the endless floodplain with its harmony

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