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How to Plan the Best Family Safari

For many of our travelers a trip to Africa is a chance to assemble generations of family in an extraordinary setting where each member of the family shares a sense of wonder and discovery together. We’ve been designing family safaris for multi-generational groups for over 20 years, and can offer helpful advice to families beginning to plan a custom African safari for summer 2015.
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Posted in: Family Safaris, Southern Africa

IN OUR TRAVELERS' WORDS: THE WILLIAM FAMILY ON SAFARI IN KENYA

"While taken together we have travelled to all of the 7 continents, none of us has had a better time than this last expedition to Kenya. I have travelled to Africa many times, with my first visit in 1965 and my last several visits facilitated by Bushtracks Expeditions. I took this photo (above) of my son Paul, his wife and my grandchildren in Kenya." Paul William Playing Soccer with Samburu Warriors "Paul (above) had said to me prior to this trip that since I had been to Africa many times, he wanted to at least go there once with me so I could share the experience with him and his family. This safari allowed us to share quality family time and learn and enjoy the values of other cultures that can only be encountered in the Serengeti.
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ON SAFARI IN SOUTH AFRICA SPOTTING A ROYAL BEETLE

ON SAFARI IN SOUTH AFRICA SPOTTING A ROYAL BEETLE By David Tett This December, when Carolyn and I took our two kids on their 5th safari in Africa in Madikwe Private Game Reserve in South Africa, up by the Botswana border, we had the great pleasure of learning more about some fascinating creatures – great and small From many aspects, this lesser known private reserve in South Africa revealed wonderful safari moments, from busy scurrying scarab beetles fighting over dung balls, to stunning sightings of numerous white rhino, and even a rare brown hyaena. Maybe surprisingly, it was the African Wild Dogs and the Scarab (a.k.a Dung) Beetles that really captivated us. Neither are exactly kings of the jungle, but on close observation, they are really cool animals.
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Posted in: Family Safaris, South Africa, Victoria Falls South Africa

Victoria Falls Video - Luxury Safaris to Southern Africa by Air

Victoria Falls - Luxury Safaris to Southern Africa by Air Although Victoria Falls constitute neither the highest nor the widest waterfall in the world, their claim to be the largest is based on a width of 1.7 km (1 mile) and height of 108 m (360 ft), forming the largest sheet of falling water in the world. The falls' maximum flow rate compares well with that of other major waterfalls. 
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Posted in: Family Safaris, Vic Falls South Africa, Victoria Falls Video

Bushtracks' African Safari Traveler Jessica Antola on the Colorful Tribes of Ethiopia

  The colorful tribes of Ethiopia   Bushtracks' African Safari traveler photographer Jessica Antola traveled to Ethopia with her famly in February 2013 on their tour of Africa. Jessica Antola is an American photographer based in New York. Follow her on Instagram and Tumblr.   As a child, Jessica Antola traveled the world with her family to places like Tibet, Antarctica and India. She always kept a camera handy to record her adventures, inspiring her later in life to find places off the beaten path. Jump forward a few decades, and the photographer from Brooklyn took her curiosity and her camera to the African country of Ethiopia. The country’s history and diversity were big attractions for her.
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Posted in: Family Safaris, Best Trips to Africa, Travel Photography, Trips to Ethopia, Photographs of African Children, African Safaris, Jessica Antola Photography, Ethopia Africa, Children in Ethopia

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