Category Archive: 'Safari Tips' :

What’s Important to You? 10 Questions to Consider When Comparing Africa Safari Companies… 1.)  Reputation of the company:        a.)  How long have they been in business? Do you really want to travel with a company who has only been in business 5 or 10 years?        b.)  Structure of the […]

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Happy 1st day of February 2019! Most of the country has been experiencing the ‘polar vortex’ with extreme cold temperatures and lots of snow.  The same is true here in northeast Florida – nothing like the Midwest, but boy, I’m not use to having to put on warm clothes – socks, long pants & long-sleeved […]

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Hubby and I spent three days this past weekend driving from the northeast coast of Florida to central New Hampshire – about 1200 miles!  We decided this year to take our time and not rush it; we’d stop along the way at Harley dealerships we’d not visited before to collect their poker chips (both my […]

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I have to admit – writing is not my favorite thing to do.  During my ‘corporate’ days as an administrative secretary, many moons ago, I could write a professional letter with no problem.  To sit now trying to share my thoughts and experiences regarding Africa and make it entertaining; for me, is like having a […]

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  Happy Fall! Just love the color in this African sand dune, reminds me of the beautiful Fall colors in New England. I’m so ready for hurricane season to be over here in Florida and the return of dry cooler days – these past several months have been in the 90’s with humidity levels over […]

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Decided to ‘lighten up’ my blog post today and start with this cute joke – it sure made me chuckle and hope it does the same for you. An elderly couple had dinner at another couple’s house, and after eating, the wives left the table and went into the kitchen.  The two gentlemen were talking, and one […]

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Packing for a safari truly is THE easiest of all vacation styles to plan for; unlike some cruises, no formal wear is required; women won’t have to worry about carting makeup, perfume (guests are asked NOT to wear perfume & cologne as it can distract/attract animals!) or blow dryers; and most lodges/camps offer complimentary or […]

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What’s a Sundowner? It’s an African ‘Happy Hour’ done late afternoon after a game drive.   Staff from the camp scout out a perfect hill and call our guide via radio, advising of the location.  We arrive to chairs and/or laid-out blankets & pillows, an assortment of snacks (chips, seasoned nuts, pickles, cheese & crackers) as […]

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We left off at Breakfast…. Having had our fill of a delicious breakfast and good conversation, discussions turn to what everyone wants to do – another game drive or stay at camp and relax — perhaps enjoying a dip in the pool, being pampered with a massage, or fitting in a nap after such an […]

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