Karen Diaz
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Karen Diaz

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EAST AFRICA Luxury Kenyan Flying Safari Featuring Great Plains Portfolio of Camps Hello Mark & AAC staff, We had a wonderful trip.  No hiccups!  The surveillance forms, Covid-19 testing, and QR code requirements all seemed a little intimidating pre-trip but in the end – everything was seamless. We LOVED the

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Galloping Gnus Newsletter

Greetings AAC friends and family! We are very happy to report that Africa is back! All of the top wildlife countries in East and Southern Africa are warmly welcoming international guests. And with Africa’s recent rains that will renew and refresh the landscape, the camps and lodges certainly have cause

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Client Trip Reports

Solo Adventurer Safari to Kenya Hi AAC, My trip to Kenya during the COVID pandemic was amazing! I went to Solio Lodge and Rhino Sanctuary and Sand River on the Maasai Mara. SOLIO LODGE SAND RIVERS My 1st night after landing in Africa, I stayed at the Tamarind Hotel which

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East Africa Bush Tails

Dear Safaris,  Happy New Year to you all. Please take note of the following requirements throughout East Africa, with a special emphasis on the amended requirements for Kenya. 1. Only travelers departing Kenya, whose airline or destination country requires a PCR based COVID-19 negative test will be required to use

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Galloping Gnus Newsletter

Greetings AAC friends and family! As 2020 draws to a close, we are grateful to those of you who helped us push through and persevere this year. And with 2021 just around the corner, we hope an incredible, memory-making safari lies in your future! What would your 2021 dream adventure look like?

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Southern Africa Bush Tails

Kwando – August – October 2020 Update Kwara Reserve OCTOBER 2020 One morning, whilst waiting for guests to arrive for breakfast, we noticed signs that wild dogs had been chasing impala in front of camp. Almost immediately, our tracker called to say that the dogs were on a kill next

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East Africa Bush TailsSouthern Africa Bush Tails

As South Africa’s – and Botswana’s – borders reopen, now is the perfect time to rediscover some of Africa’s most pristine wilderness areas. Zimbabwe, Namibia, Zambia and Rwanda’s borders are open too, and residents of all countries are now welcome in South Africa. Air access is also opening up, with

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Galloping Gnus Newsletter

Dear Friends:Despite the worldwide disruption to travel, life goes on in Africa’s wilderness. The Great Migration’s wildebeest and zebra herds are still frantically crossing the rivers of the Serengeti and the Maasai Mara. The lions of the Okavango Delta still rest in the shade during the mid-day heat before the

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The Africa Adventure Company

The African bush’s enduring timelessness is a rare comfort in a tough year for people in the African tourism industry. But with more and more countries reopening their borders, there is a new glimmer of hope for the lodge staff and guides that have been left without income. Despite this,

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East Africa Bush Tails

Masai Mara Weather and Wildlife: September 2020 While the Mara may be quieter than usual in terms of guests, for the wildlife September has been anything but. The wildebeest migration continued as dramatically as ever, while mating lions have been found behind almost every rock – and their successful efforts

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