African Safari Consultants

Pic of the week : Hippo by Stephen Raffay

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Hippopotamus amphibius  – “river horse” This great shot of a hippo showing off his incisors was taken by Stephen Raffay, a professional photographer who is currently on safari in the Kruger National Park area care of africansafaris.com.   Contrary to popular belief, this old guy is not yawning or opening up wide for the dentist…! This Read More

Client Feedback: Jim & Elizabeth – August 2011

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Great feedback from an African Safari Jeff and Lise, We are sorry to report that we are home. We are thrilled to report that every aspect of the trip was amazing.  I am in the process of downloading photos as we write this and can’t wait to go through them and relive every minute.  We Read More

One of Africa’s deadliest mammals – the hippo!

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Learn about this African safari icon There was a bit of focus on the Hippo last week – with Lise’s visit to Hippo Hollow and then also finding out about the almost human hippo, Jessica.  I thought it might be worthwhile to delve a bit into these huge animals and see what interesting things I Read More

We love our client feedback!

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We have stressed this before but it is super when we get feedback from our clients.  It really helps us to know that the trips we put together have been properly tailored to their best interests.  Have a read below for some feedback on our services and also some great feedback on particular camps too. Read More

Photo of the Week – an old favorite!

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I was reminded of this special photo today as it popped into my inbox.  I didn’t actually know the origin of the photo until I read the newsletter (thanks to The Safari Book).  Here is a quick summary of where it came from: This fabulous image has been around since 1979 and was taken by Paul Dutton.  Read More