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Nomad Adventure Tours: East Africa Tour Day 4

March 28, 2014

Rrrwwoooooowrrrr! My eyes shot open. Rrrwwoooooowrrrr! As someone who has worked closely with lions, I knew that familiar sound.  It was the unmistakable sound of lions roaring.  I reached under my pillow for my iPhone and noticed it was 4:45am.  My ride was going to be picking me up at 5:20am – so I decided […]

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Nomad Adventure Tours: East Africa Tour Day 3

January 28, 2014

“How do you like it now, assholes?”  A voice from outside my tent shouted angrily. What a lovely way to wake up! I thought to myself as I opened my eyes and looked around the dark canvas two-man tent I was sharing with my high school friend, Giancarlo.  We were in the middle of the […]

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Nomad Adventure Tours: East Africa Tour Day 2

January 23, 2014

You know that saying – “it’s not the destination, it’s the journey”?  Well… on days like the second day of my East Africa tour with Nomad Adventure Tours, I could completely disagree with it.  I could not get to our destination quick enough!  We were going to the freakin’ Serengeti, baby! I woke up before […]

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Nomad Adventure Tours: East Africa Tour Day 1

January 20, 2014

After a four-day break in Nairobi, Kenya after my Masai Mara & Gorillas Tour with Nomad Adventure Tours, it was time to set off again on 21 more days of African adventures.  It was only my third week in Africa, and I had already crossed off a number of bucket list items – such as […]

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Nomad Adventure Tours: Masai Mara and Gorillas Tour Review

December 16, 2013

Where else can you meet up with a real Masai tribe and get invited into their village? See the Great Migration and a lion kill in the same day? Hike high up into the Ugandan mountains and spend an hour amongst the very rare mountain gorillas?  Sponsor an orphan and give her life some hope?  […]

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Nomad Adventure Tours: Masai Mara & Gorillas Tour Days 13 & 14

December 13, 2013

Brrrraaaap Brrrraaaap brrrraaaaaapp!!  Once again Lisa, my Australian tentmate, and I woke to the sound of my iPhone’s alarm function, and only to realize that it was still dark outside the two-man tent provided to us by Nomad Adventure Tours.  I laid there in the darkness dreading getting up.  It was going to be another […]

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Nomad Adventure Tours: Masai Mara & Gorillas Tour Days 11 & 12

December 10, 2013

Morning at Hippo Hill camp in Queen Elizabeth National Park came fast, and I was so thankful that my Nomad Adventure Tours group would be leaving the park that didn’t do it for me – heading back towards some semblance of civilization.   It was still dark as Junior – the Nomad Adventure Tours overland truck […]

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Nomad Adventure Tours: Masai Mara & Gorillas Tour Days 9 & 10

December 3, 2013

I woke before my alarm on the ninth morning of the Masai Mara and Gorillas tour with Nomad Adventure Tours.  The bustling of the other campers around me getting out of their tents, taking them down, and attempting to speak quietly amongst themselves is actually a lot louder when you’re literally in the middle of […]

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Nomad Adventure Tours: Masai Mara & Gorillas Tour Day 8 (part 2)

November 28, 2013

Bang! The wooden motorboat carrying my Nomad Adventure Tours family and me knocked into the makeshift dock as we pulled up next to it.   A few local men got up from where they’d been perched by the water and came over to help us out of the motorboat and back onto solid ground. I remember […]

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Nomad Adventure Tours: Masai Mara & Gorillas Tour Day 8 (part 1)

November 25, 2013

I woke up with a start, as my iPhone alarm rang loudly.  It was 7:30am- much later than I had grown used to in the last few days.  My Nomad Adventure Tours group was told that we had to be at breakfast for 8:30, and once we were finished eating, Didas – a local man […]

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