Book Review – African Air

May 4, 2011  By: Gretchen

This stunning book of photography should be on every Africa-lover’s coffee table. National Geographic photographer George Steinmetz captures fourteen different African countries on film in a way few have seen them; from the air. He captures a variety of images – throbbing urban scenes, views of wildlife, rivers carving the land into new shapes – but he seems especially captivated by the desert, which he frames in a majestic way.

Starting with the story of how Steinmetz discovered Africa and fell in love with it, the book will capture the reader’s imagination as well as their visual passion. Vignettes about his adventures are dotted throughout the images, giving them more backdrop and meaning. Most of all, the reader will be granted a new perspective on this beautiful continent. Beware – it may further drive the desire to travel!

20 Years of Experience & Passion

Our passion for Africa began with a dream of living on the continent – a dream realized. We explored parks, rivers, mountains and villages, learned about the flora and fauna, fell in love with everything, and came away wanting to share our passion for a remarkable continent. Africa Adventure Consultants was born of the desire to give more people the chance to experience Africa’s wonders. Let us guide you into the wilderness.

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Pick a Destination

Africa is enormous. There are endless things to see and do, and it can’t all be done in one trip. That said, we realize that many people believe that a trip to Africa is ‘once in a lifetime’ (though many more end up realizing once is not enough!). What do you most want to see? What experiences have you been dreaming of? Visit our destination pages to narrow your choices down, browse our safari types to get a sense of the activities and styles available, or talk with a Journey Specialist to hone in on the areas that will deliver the journey of your imagination.

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Trip Ideas

We know it can be hard to narrow down what to do on vacation, especially with the wealth of choices that are available on the African continent. That’s why we have created an array of sample itineraries to inspire your travel. Browse through them – you’ll find everything from family safaris to honeymoons to Kilimanjaro climbs – and find the places and activities that excite you. From there, you can contact a Journey Specialist to start the process of crafting a customized safari just for you!

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