This children’s book is formatted as the diary of a 12-year-old. It is educational and filled with adventure. The format is a bit unusual with photographs, illustrations and handwritten ‘journal entries’. Carey Monroe has the chance to spend two weeks during summer vacation in Kenya with his aunt. While there he meets and becomes friends with a Maasai man and his son.
Each animal they see while on safari is presented to the reader with facts, photos and their Swahili name. Carey joins the Maasai father and son on their drive from Amboseli to the Maasai Mara that takes the three on an unforgettable safari. During the story, the author also shows how the Maasai are trying to preserve their land and way of life. The journal entry format is very appealing and enjoyable to read. The publisher recommends the book for grades 3-6.
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.
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.
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!