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Old 04-06-2017, 07:33 PM
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Whoa! You are God send.

I was starting to look at a 10 day Tanzania safari and did not know where to start. I saw $5000 inclusive package from Costco but wasn't sure if it was a good deal. I want to go with a reliable vendor as I am unsure about Tanzania.

I will check out your site.
I don't have anything on Africa uploaded yet, but if you can swing 3 weeks off you can consider an Africa overland trip. This company is recommended:
http://www.oasisoverland.co.uk/trips/africa/list/

If your bound by a shorter period of time, look at G Adventures, Exodus, Intrepid. They will be more basic, but that's alot of the fun. Like the time I was camping in Etosha National park and when I came back from the bathroom and there were jackals sniffing my sleeping bag!
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I'll send you some of our diving pics (wife & myself) at a private Island in the Seychelles.

Also going to show her the Botafumeiro swinging at the Cathedral in Santiago de Compostela. Always a blast for newbies.
My tentative trip for the fall is the Camino de Santiago. I need to start training big time! Of course, there will be blog posts.
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Old 04-06-2017, 07:52 PM
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My tentative trip for the fall is the Camino de Santiago. I need to start training big time! Of course, there will be blog posts.
You doing the whole enchilada or are you starting somewhere along the way?
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You doing the whole enchilada or are you starting somewhere along the way?
Hopefully from SJPP to Muxia. Yes, I watched "The Way" and it inspired me.
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I probably should have asked prior to subscribing, but I assume it'll only be emails when you post something new? I subscribed with a clean email account, not the one I usually use for store subscriptions and such that don't care if it gets spammed.
It only e-mails when I put a new post. My early subscribers got spammed because I was building content and putting up to 10 new posts in a day. Now I'm planning on only a couple a week.
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Looks like 11 new subscribers today. Up to 54 now. Still quite a bit short of my 100 goal by May 1 but it's getting more doable. Thanks everyone!
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Yay! Thanks Natty!

Looks like 11 new subscribers today. Up to 54 now. Still quite a bit short of my 100 goal by May 1 but it's getting more doable. Thanks everyone!
Start hitting up all the other similiar blogs to yours, reading them, and making strong comment replies, i.e. contribute seriously to their blogs. That'll do three things. It'll get readers from their blog to visit yours, it'll get those bloggers commenting on your blog, and they other bloggers will love you long time .

You can also ask some of the top bloggers to contribute a guest post. Bloggers get a bit jumpy about that (or the good ones do), so in the past I've offered guest posts by offering them an interesting subject and then offering them that if they're interested I'll write it and they can decide if they like it after they see it. It seems to work in a world of suspicious bloggers.
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Just added a couple posts about seeing the polar bears in Churchill, MB. Where else can you see polar bears in the wild for $1000 or less (comparable trips to Svalbard Norway was $5000+).

https://thehotflashpacker.com/manitoba/

That's all for today. May add a couple more this weekend or next week.
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