It’s taken me a few months (OK, seven) to get this post written. I still haven’t really gone through my thousands of photos. The problem I keep facing as I sit down to finalize this – there is no way to do the trip justice. I’ve been fortunate to go many interesting places, but there is nothing comparable to seeing a parade of elephants, including infants, so close they could turn on you in seconds – or seeing a lioness devour her kill as her babies perch nearby waiting to get their turn. We saw the Big 5, the largest waterfall in the world, went rafting on some terrifying Class 5 rapids, and came face to face with great whites.
So I’ll keep this post factual and full of links to help you plan your African safari. (I’ve also posted my top photos here.)