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Kristin G.

How would you rate your trip overall? Excellent
Comment: All arrangements were seamless and the accommodations and staff on the ground were superior.

What was the most important reason for choosing AFRICAN PORTFOLIO? Competitive Cost

How many safari companies did you consider before selecting AFRICAN PORTFOLIO? Three or Four

How would you rate AFRICAN PORTFOLIO’S representatives in Africa?
Botswana Excellent
South Africa Excellent
Zimbabwe Excellent

What additional information (if any) would you have liked to receive prior to your departure from home?
more specific information on likely temperatures during period of travel.

How would you describe your accommodation, facilities and meals? Please provide the name of the hotel, lodge or camp you are describing.
Superior at Chobe Lodge, Moremi Camp and Xugana Camp. Outstanding at at Cape Cadagon Hotel. Safari Lodge in Victoria Falls was excellent.

What and where was your favorite meal of the trip?
Meals were a bit of a challenge for me as I am not an adventurous eater and don’t like spicy food. My favorite meal was at a restaurant in Cape Town that served familiar food. That said, the breakfasts and brunches as the three camps were excellent.

How would you evaluate your safari guides and staff? Please provide the name of the person you are describing.
Our guide at Chobe, Sledge, our guide at Moremi, Vinny, our guide at Xugana, Slade, and our guide to the Cape Penisula, Charlene, were experienced and dedicated and went above and beyond to give us the a superior experience based on our interests, stamina and expressed preferences. True professionals that made us feel they truly cared about us.

Was there anything you would have like more of, less of, or done differently? No.

What was your most memorable moment in Africa?
Every day since returning I have flashed on many moments. The best tines were on game drives or boat rides, when we were alone with just us and our guides, and seeing the most amazing animal behavior.

If you could give future travelers one word of advice, what would it be?
Don’t bring too much stuff, but make sure you have all the medicines and medical supplies recommended. I brought too much stuff, but was glad I had a recommended medicines and supplies.

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