Africa

Bye Madagascar

Bye Madagascar As we sit at the Antananarivo airport to catch our plane to Nairobi I am filled with mixed emotions as I reflect on our stay here. If I am perfectly honest with myself, I am ready…in fact relieved, to be leaving. I am also not sure that I ever want to come back. Madagascar is a place of ...

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Madagascar

Madagascar It’s our 3rd day in Madagascar and we finally have seen Lemurs. A relief from what has been a rough start of our visit to this remote and wild area of the world. Before coming here we all had the romantic visions of stepping off the plane and having a lemur greet you by jumping on your shoulder and ...

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Ants in our Pants

Ants in Our Pants It was our last night at Sala’s camp in Masai Mara. We just had the excitement of the elephant and hippo encounter the night before and we were slightly anxious about getting back to our tent. This time, the 3 of us left together with only 2 other guests. The warrior informed us that our elephant ...

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Cheetah Chase

Cheetah Chase On our second day at Sala’s camp we started bright and early with a 5:45am wakeup to start what ended up being an almost 8 hour game drive. Between the drive the day before and the successful evening drive we already felt contented in our sightings and felt anything more would only be bonus. Our spotter for our ...

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Africa: The Greatest Show on Earth

Africa: The Greatest Show on Earth As Avinash sat in the bush plane seat next to me puking into the sick bag I couldn’t help but wonder what we were getting ourselves into as we were flying into the Masai Mara. For the past few days we have enjoyed being spoiled at one of the most luxurious places we have ...

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Africa

Africa In the past 5 days I have: Relieved an armpit itch of a Senegal bush baby monkey Had the two most memorable breakfasts of my life, one sharing our table with giraffes as they loomed overhead eating from our plates and the other sitting in camp chairs in the bush while looking out over the savannah watching rhinos graze ...

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