|   A Safari Category List, Safari

Why You Don’t Need to be a Camper to Love a Safari

This week we have the pleasure of speaking with a recent guest, Mackenzie, who recounts the safari adventure she experienced w...

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  |   A Safari Category List, About/By Thomson Staff

What to Expect on an African Safari? A First Timer’s Account

My first steps out of Kilimanjaro Airport were refreshing ones. The air smells like air should – earthy, pure, and untainted. A...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Flora

Trees of Life: Baobabs

During the long dry season, they seem dead, their twisted bark peeling and grayish, limbs leafless and scraggly, looking almos...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Wildlife

Hide-and-Go-Birth: The Sneaky Pregnancy of a Lioness

We’ve all heard of someone trying to hide a pregnancy; the entire period-drama genre would implode without the trope. But usual...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Wildlife

How The Big Five Made The Cut

We tell all our guests to keep an eye out for the “big five” species—lion, rhinoceros, leopard, cape buffalo, and elephant—beca...

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  |   A Safari Category List, History

Tanzania’s Flags

When we think of a nation’s history, particularly an African nation’s, we often think of it as a “before and after” image: on t...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Wildlife

Can’t Take My Eyes off of You: The Tragic Lives, and Loves, of Sable Antelopes

Male sable antelopes maintain an awkward, flexed-neck posture even when galloping. It makes them appear more physically imposin...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Food

Traditional Maasai Food: Blood and Milk

A Maasai herder tends his cattle Photo taken by Thomson Safaris guest, Beverly Halliwell-Ross Italians have pasta, Russians hav...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Safari

Toto Gets Fact Checked

We’ll admit it, we’re fans of Toto’s anthem “Africa,” too…which is why we wanted to help them get their facts straight: – Click...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Landmarks

True Size of Africa

How big is Africa?  Did you know that this massive continent is larger than USA, China, India, Japan and all of Europe combined...

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