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WHAT ARE THE BIG FIVE? The “Big Five” is a safari term used to describe the Elephant, Lion, Leopard, Cape Buffalo, and Rhinoceros. WHY DID THE RECIEVE THIS TITLE? In the 1800s trophy hunters considered these animals the most challenging and dangerous animals to hunt on foot. They’re still considered the African Big 5 today; […]
Two of the major safari areas in the world are Kruger National Park and Serengeti National Park. Both of these areas allow tourists to see the Big Five and experience the African flora and fauna. However, there is a big debate over the pros and cons of both and ultimately, which is the better location […]
Word: Polepole Language: Swahili English Translation: Slowly or to slow down We have a running joke in our office that whenever we visit Tanzania, we must quickly adjust to AFT – African Flexible Time. AFT is a mentality we attribute to the Tanzanian culture, a lack of urgency and most definitely a “It will eventually […]
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