big 5 safari

ASC Pic of the Week – Itchy Leopard

It’s hard not to love all of the big 5, but there is something very unique about the leopard.  This large, beautiful cat roams the savannah alone; and while it’s general demeanor lounging in the trees or playfully taunting its soon-to-be dinner might give off a sense of carefree laziness, leopards have a very real …

ASC Pic of the Week – Stephen Raffay Photos

This might be the best “Pic of the Week” we’ve had yet!  This week, we have photos from renowned professional wildlife photographer Stephen Raffay.  Stephen is a former (and current) ASC client, using our services to plan his yearly trips to Africa where he captures the beautiful images that you see below.  His portfolio is …

Lionesses Attack a Crocodile in Duba Plains

Don’t mess with lions because it will come back to bite you.  Literally.  An incredible scene unfolded in Botswana’s Duba Plains when a group of three lionesses pounced on a crocodile after the croc attacked one of the pride’s cubs.  Instantly, the protective lionesses sprang into action to deter the angry reptile.  During the brawl, …

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! To get you in the holiday mood, here’s a reposting of a great little piece from our friends at The Bushcamp Company. I’d love to take credit for this, but I just can’t; they’ve got some geniuses working over there! Enjoy! The Twelve Safari Days of Christmas Twelve crowned cranes …

Meet the ASC Team – Jeff

Jeff is a twenty-year veteran of the travel industry. He began his travel career at the age of 8, memorizing seating configurations on the newly launched 747′s and creating a fantasy airline (NorthWard Air), complete with schedules, route maps and fleet plans. He went on to book all of his family’s holidays, college friends’ years abroad, …