Jack Prater's mom offered a trip to each of her three children on their 13th birthdays to the Sanctuary Makanyane Safari Lodge in the huge Madikwe Game Preserve of South Africa
This isn’t just any park. It’s the vast malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve in South Africa, some 185,000 acres in the North West Province bordering Botswana to the North
The result of packing for a safari cannot be the scene of Meryl Streep traveling to the Ngong Hills in Out of Africa, and it doesn’t need to be.
Jake and Tobey Bill, ages 12 and 13 from Weston CT, went on a “Safari In Style” tour of Tanzania with the tour operator Abercrombie & Kent. They had heard great things about Africa and watched a few PBS specials about it, but nothing prepared them for what them saw and experienced in this amazing place.