Very nicely put, thoughtful, useful stuff! Can’t say it better.

I spent an amazing three weeks on an overland African safari adventure encompassing parts of South Africa, Botswana and Zimbabwe.  I was fortunate to experience first hand what it was like to sleep on the dusty, hard ground under the southern hemisphere’s amazing night sky, go without a shower for days on end and get as close as possible to some of the most dangerous animals on the planet (and I do not mean my travel mates).  I cannot wait to do it again!

In looking back I have a few tips to pass along on what to do and not to do while roughing it in the bush.

Do be quiet.  Animals have amazing hearing and can hear you long before you see them.

Do blend in with your surroundings.  Avoid bright colors and wear clothes in muted earth tones- khaki, greens and browns.

Do bring…

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