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Tag: safari

World Elephant Day

  World Elephant Day was last week.  In honor of World Elephant Day and the fact that one year ago today I was on my way to Africa for my East African Safari in Kenya and Tanzania, here are the best of my elephant experiences. Aberdare National Park in Kenya was my first experience seeing African elephants in the wild.  We were just driving down the dirt path when the trees started rustling and out popped an elephant head. African elephants have long tusks which unfortunately makes them valuable to poachers. In the Masai Mara we saw more elephants in Read More

Destinations- Part 2, East African Safari

  Today’s Destination post is all about an East African Safari.  My Destinations series is designed to help you choose what to put on your travel bucket list.  Destinations Part 1 took readers to Iceland for glaciers, hot springs, waterfalls, and more. Today is all about savannas and safaris.  My second recommendations to add to your bucket list is an East African Safari in Kenya and Tanzania- specifically the Masai Mara and Serengeti Reserves. My East African Safari was the best trip I took on my 18 month “sabbatical” by far. I started out in Kenya tracking through Lake Naivasha Read More