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Safari at Madikwe Lodge: Will The 7-Ton Elephant Bull In Musth Charge?

I never understood why anyone would fly 24-hours from California to the African bush only to potentially be eaten.   After three days at the Madikwe Safari Lodge I get it. The person who comes between you and a she-lion

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South Africa Bound: Day One

We awoke at the crack of a gnat’s ass this morning. Stumbled about preparing to depart on the first leg of our South African safari, which is a flight to New York and a sleepover there. Yesterday, it seemed vital

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