ASC Photo of the Week – The African Landscape

As I’ve stated before in previous posts, I’m a huge fan of landscapes. Any landscape. But there is something about the African landscape that makes it more beautiful, lonely, and intriguing than any other. And all at the same time. This week, we have a beautiful shot from former African Safari Consultants’ client Alberto Benet. …

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day!  From African Safari Consultants to you, we hope you had a romantic, fun-filled day with your loved ones.  In the spirit of Saint Valentine, enjoy this heart-warming shot from former African Safari Consultants client (and good friend) Kimberly Fairbank, shot while on a photo hunt in Londolozi.  Happy Valentine’s!

Hippos Underwater

Have you ever heard a hippo underwater? Probably not. Surprisingly, up to 80% of communication between hippopotamuses occurs while they are actually beneath the surface. A combination of squeals, grunts, and clicks, as well as the familiar wheeze-honk noise, makes up the hippos’ melodious underwater chatter. Click on the link below, courtesy of The Bushcamp …

ASC Pic of the Week – Stephen Raffay Photos (Part 2)

Another incredible collection of photos from photographer Stephen Raffay!  This week, we have 2 more breathtaking photos from Stephen, 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 stunning, and Stephen was nice enough to …

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 …

Big News From SAA!

Starting May 1st, South African Airways will offer round-trip nonstop service between New York’s JFK and Johannesburg’s OR Tambo airports.  This new nonstop service will eliminate a once-necessary stop in Dakar, Senegal on the northbound flight, making the trip more comfortable while also eliminating more than 90 minutes. More than ever SAA is the premier …

Walking Safari Special at New Zambian Luxury Walking Safari Camp

Sanctuary Zebra Plains Camp is opening June 1st, 2011! Book now for this ultimate walking safari experience in Zambia’s remote South Luangwa National Park.  This is the ultimate exclusive bush adventure by foot, without forsaking personalized service or comfort.  Here is a chance to be guided by one of the most respected and long serving guides …