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Entries Tagged as 'safari'

The “Real” Nairobi

August 8th, 2011 · No Comments · Africa, Blog posts by Lia, Novelty, Recommended sights

I recently started reading and enjoying the blog called “Sociological Images,” which I find to be provocative and insightful. But a recent post by Lisa Wade gave me pause. From the post: Sadie M. sent in an example of the reproduction of the idea that “Africa” is an arid, desolate place where nature still dominates [...]

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African Safari by Toyota Corolla. I’m Not Joking.

June 4th, 2010 · No Comments · Blog posts by Betty

Going on an African safari conjures up romantic visions such as this, yes? But if you’ve never planned one before, it can feel completely overwhelming, and out of control expensive. A lot of the pre-packaged tours are not for people like me. They range from $5,000-$20,000, and that doesn’t include the cost of actually getting [...]

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