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Madagascar Here We Come!

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The time has come!You've been waiting and now I am super enthusiastic to announce that we are launching a new trip to the world's fourth largest island, Madagascar!This island is a continent apart from anywhere else I have been in Africa. Nearly all of the lemurs, chameleons, geckos, flowers, and trees are found only in this little corner of the wo...
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How to handle a travel emergency in your sleep

How to handle a travel emergency in your sleep
We have guests who are sleeping in a tent on Kilimanjaro right now and we just received a call from our airline-consolidator, Exito Travel, that the airline they are flying home on went out of business yesterday. The flight they booked before they departed from Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, to Entebbe, Uganda 10 days from now no longer exists!What does one do from the top of Kilimanjaro? Just keep climbing and let us handle it. It’s 12 pm in Seattle, 11 pm on the mountain, and our travelers are in the middle of climbing Kilimanjaro -all 19,000 feet of it, to the roof of Africa. They started their climb yesterday, and will return to Arusha, Tanzania on Sunday. Although there is emergency communication by radio with park rangers, they are otherwise out of touch until then. While they were asleep on the mountain our team immediately went into action. With the assistance of Exito Travel, we booked a new flight for...
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24 experiences (almost) anyone can have in Southern Africa

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There is so much to do in Zimbabwe, South Africa, Zambia, Namibia and Botswana besides just looking for wildlife from your Land Rover! Here are 24 wild activities to inspire your next African adventure - how many of these would you do?1. Get soaked by the spray of Victoria Falls at sunrise.Forget trying to take pictures when the Falls are thinner i...
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The National Parks of Northern Tanzania: Tarangire National Park

One of Tarangire's famous elephants.
I most recently visited Tarangire National Park this past June and was amazed by the wealth and density of wildlife within it's borders. Located in northern Tanzania, Tarangire National Park is 1,100 square miles - about the size of Rhode Island. It's conveniently located just south of Arusha, the main gateway into the heart of ...
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Visas in hand, I'm Africa bound!

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This June I'm heading to East Africa and visiting our camps and lodges in Tanzania and Kenya, scouting new adventure opportunities, re-connecting with our local guides, and re-discovering firsthand why this is the premier safari destination in Africa! I'm really excited to be going back to some of the destinations that initially sparked my lov...
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