Wednesday June 3, 2020

African Adventure: face-to-face with wild creatures of the vast savannah plains

On a safari trip to Kenya Isabel Conway experience a landscape vividly brought to life by Out of Africa and Born Free

20th September, 2015
Amboseli is home to more than a thousand elephants

There is something about safari life that makes you forget all your sorrows and feel as if you had drunk half a bottle of champagne – bubbling over with heartfelt gratitude for being alive,” wrote Karen Blixen in Out of Africa. That quote, embossed on a vellum card in a Rolls-Royce version of a bush tent, catches my eye as I listen to a mini earthquake outside.

Booming snorts and grunts are drowning out...

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