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2018, Clients on Safari
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First Place Clients on Safari: Stanley's Camp resident female elephant ‘Marula’ greeting Graeme and Celia Nye the elephant way. The most lasting impression you'll get - not to mention a running nose all over your hair.Second Place Clients on Safari: James Rogers, age 9, uses his photographic skills to capture the magic of Victoria Falls during his first safari to Botswana and Zimbabwe.Third Place Clients on Safari: The multi-generational Shirley Klein family bid farewell to the friendly staff at the Serengeti Explorer Camp.
Kathy and Ed Bernau and Mary and Tom Meade enjoyed dinner with the whole Mombo staff and were treated to a delightful evening of dance, singing and local foods.Barbara and Leonard Bernstein take a moment to savor the sunset after a wonderful day of game viewing in the Linyanti Reserve before heading back to King’s Pool for sundowners.A special moment at Vundu Camp in Mana Pools, Zimbabwe. Mike Edwards and Lea Ann Matura found it so exciting walking near these magnificent elephants. They are truly beautiful!
Loretta Lison, Dale Giotes and Lynda Grosjea on another fantastic adventure - in front of Mount Kilimanjaro.Before continuing their journey to Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe, long time friends Barry and Sandy Guryan (right) and Burt and Marian Ehrlich (left) enjoyed a great dinner at The Talisman, in Nairobi, Kenya.Repeat client Bill Harker enjoys game viewing with his two private guides at Serian Camp in the Maasai Mara.
Greg Illes shares a fun moment with a Himba child in Namibia. ‘The little child was fascinated by my beard and had a heck of a grip.’Three generations of the Ann Johnson family celebrate the end of a perfect day at Kirkman’s Kamp. Guide Jarryd and tracker Japhat showed them the Big Five in three short days.The final stop of the safari, Timothy and Dawn Johnson celebrate with their children at the Cape Peninsula.
A Maasai welcome for members of the Shirley Klein family. During their two weeks in Tanzania, they visited Tarangire, Gibb’s Farm, the Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti.Klein family cousins re-connect over a leopard tortoise in the Tarangire National Park, Tanzania.Jerry Kovar enjoys a sunset cruise at Camp Xakanaxa, Moremi, Botswana. ‘We came across this magnificent bull elephant in the water. We stopped to get photos and our boat wouldn't budge, but the elephant kept lumbering toward us.’
The Lampton and Sullivan parties departed Chitabe Lediba Camp and arrived at the airstrip to find a Botswana Army C-130 awaiting the arrival of a rhino which was to be relocated. ‘We got a tour of the plane and a look-see at the procedure.’Three generations of the Susan Levering Family ended their Botswana safari with a few days in Cape Town. The view from Table Mountain, one of the seven world wonders, was spectacular.Larry & Mary Lippold pause for a photo at one of the overlook spots on the Zambian side of the great Victoria Falls. ‘In some places the mist was so thick that even the ponchos loaned to us were not enough to keep us dry.’
Barbara Lyndrup, with a little teamwork from husband Chris, successfully lands a beautiful tigerfish on a fly rod during her time at Nxamaseri Lodge in Botswana’s Okavango Delta.Chris Lyndrup traveled 10,000 miles for a chance to land this tigerfish on a fly rod at Nxamaseri Lodge, Okavango Delta, Botswana.These mother and daughter cheetahs did not mind that the Maloon family was out of the vehicle on the Tswalu Kalahari Reserve.
The Michael Maloon Family poses for a moment with their excellent guides in Botswana’s Mashatu Game Reserve.Hiking in the beautiful Tuli Game Reserve, the Maloon Family share a moment with their guides Nic Polenakis (center) and Stuart Quinn (far right).David and Katrina McIntyre on their 2nd gorilla trek in Rwanda to see the Amohoro Group. ‘This Silverback and the whole group had been so relaxed around us.’
Having just finished breakfast at the Giraffe Manor, David and Katrina McIntyre went outside and found the giraffes still hungry. ‘They were happily eating food pellets off the table and from our hands. Such a special experience.’Near Lake Eyasi on a visit to the Dagota tribe, Robert Milch captures a moment when Linda Milch greets a little girl. ‘We brought some gifts and she finally got the courage to approach and accepted the gift with a smile.’The Neuburger and Szabados families in Sossusvlei, Namibia. The long and strenuous hike through the soft sand to reach Deadvlei, the ‘dead marsh’, was worth every step.
Graeme and Celia Nye enjoy the fabulous ‘Elephant Experience’ at Stanley’s Camp in the heart of Botswana’s Okavango Delta. For the elephant enthusiast or the wildlife enthusiast it is a must do, worth every penny.Taken during a stop at the shifting sands as we traveled between Tanzania’s Oldupai Gorge and the Serengeti. These magnetic sands are constantly moving and made for a memorable playground for all of us.Family photo by Oldupai Gorge (where we learned the original name was Oldupai not Olduvai). It was great for us to see the site where the Leakeys made some famous discoveries about early humans.
Sandy and Bill Peavey’s breath was taken away as they quietly glimpsed thru the window to the mountain gorilla’s world…a moment never to be forgotten. Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda.In Zimbabwe’s Mana Pools, guide Henry got David Pinkernell and Carrie Burhenn very close to this bull elephant named Tusker. ‘I stepped back, putting my wife and guide between me and the big elephant.’‘Our amazing Zambezi River canoe guides Nick and Henry paddled Carrie and I right up to two elephants and a calf who were calmly eating hyacinth. It sums up a safari with AAC.’ David Pinkernell and Carrie Burhenn
During his time in Hwange National Park, David Pinkernell enjoys a moment at Somalisa Expeditions Camp at the watering hole conveniently located just feet from the main camp.A highlight of Tricia Radford’s adventure to Madagascar was a trip to the Palmarium Hotel, where the lemurs came to play with guests.Dave and Mo Reilly share a special moment with the Serengeti Explorer Camp’s team. The mobile camp is the ideal way to experience Tanzania’s Serengeti.
The view from your private safari vehicle is always a good one. Dave and Mo Reilly are all smiles at the beginning of their Tanzanian adventure.Mo Reilly and her Tanzanian safari guide, Jabshir Rashidi, ‘He was the absolute best guide ever!’Andrew Reiner and Joy Adams woke before dawn to climb the huge sand dunes in the Namib Naukluft National Park. After a beautiful sunrise over the dunes, we descended to a surreal dried up lake bed - the ‘Deadvlei’ clay pan.
The ‘Magnificent 7’ (Robby, 12, Chelsea, 15, Dylan, 15, Poppy, Meredith, Remy and Sam, 17) takes a water break at the local market during their hike at Arusha Villa. It was the Richman family’s first full day in Tanzania.A Christmas Day visit to AC Orphanage in Manyara-Kibaoni for the Rultenberg and Bright cousins (Sam, 17, Chelsea, 15, Dylan, 15 and Robby, 12) to deliver school supplies and soccer balls. Some of the children were showing off their Christmas sweat suits.An early morning game drive and cup of hot chocolate for James Rogers during a game drives in the Okavango Delta.
James Rogers, with his guide and tracker, pose next to a massive termite mound in Botswana’s Kwando Reserve.Harry, Tracy and James Rogers enjoy the ‘Elephant Encounter’ in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. They had the opportunity to walk along side these gentle giants.James Rogers tries his hand as a game tracker on his safari adventures through Botswana.
The treks in Volcanoes National Park were truly magical experiences for Hilary and Reed Schaper. ‘We found ourselves in the middle of the group and could only look around in amazement. It is not clear who is tacking and observing who!’Brynne and Jadyn Schattner visit an orphanage in Cape Town where they had a wonderful time meeting with the children.The Mark Schattner Family has a fun day of touring and visits the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa.
Near Tanzania’s Lake Eyasi, women from the Datoga blacksmith village posed with Jeanne and Walter Schwartz.Jeanne Schwartz meets a Maasai primary school teacher showing off the school’s new books. He explained that class is limited to three or four hours because students bring their younger siblings.Maasai primary students are excited and engaged with Jeanne Schwartz as she speaks a few words of Swahili to them. ‘These young students wrote very legibly with their new pencils.’ Near Oldupai Gorge, Tanzania.
Paul and Ula Speek are all smiles after successfully climbing ‘Big Daddy’ in Sossusvlei, Namibia.One of many perfect sun-downers for Paul and Ula Speek in Etosha National Park, Namibia.Anna Szabados was finally convinced it was safe to ride the mokoro, ‘The guides know how to avoid the hippos!’ Vumbura Plains, Okavango Delta, Botswana.
Joaquin Zambrano and Paola Davila and his parents Marcelo Zambrano and Ana De Wit enjoy a beautiful sunset hearing the caracals howling in Botswana’s Chitabe region.Lauren Zimmerman is pictured with the chief's son who gave her a tour of his Maasai village. ‘It is such an incredible experience to learn about the Maasai culture and their way of life.’ Maasai Mara, Kenya.Lauren Zimmerman straddles the Equator in Kenya at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy.
Not only is the Giraffe Manor a place where dreams come true, it is also a sanctuary for the endangered Rothschild Giraffe. Here Lauren Zimmerman is feeding Ed, one of the resident giraffe, during tea time.