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Top 3 Reasons to Go on an African Safari in Kenya

  For many of us, consciously or subconsciously, we think of a safari, and Kenya comes to mind. In part, we can thank Hollywood for its unforgettable rendering of Karen Blixen’s Kenyan farm in “Out of Africa.” But, beyond the silver screen, the history of the traditional African safari has played out in Kenya on a world stage for over 100 years and has shaped our sense of what a safari is and who takes it. Our collective interest began with early twentieth century accounts by adventurers Theodore Roosevelt and Ernest Hemingway, continued with the mid-century drama of a young Princess Elizabeth learning of her father’s death and her ascension to the throne while she was on safari in Kenya, and endures today with ongoing conservation stories like that of Dame Daphne Sheldrick and her late husband David Sheldrick, and their tireless work championing Kenya’s elephants.
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Posted in: African Wildlife Conservation, Trips to Kenya, Safaris in Eastern Africa, African Elephant, Kenya, The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

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