Author Archives: Michael

Tanzanian Splendor!

After a trip to South Africa 2 years ago, I knew I had to return to Africa to experience the wonders of the Serengeti. My search for a safari company ended when, at the suggestion of a friend, I discovered ADS. One phone conversation with Dawn Anderson convinced me that at last I had found the company that would make my dream come true! During the year that passed before my departure for Tanzania, Dawn proved an invaluable source of assistance and was a delight to …

Our 5th Safari To Tanzania!

Asante sana ADS!! – this was our Best trip yet!! And that is not an easy feat considering this was our fifth ADS safari. We have travelled with our daughter as a family three times, and this was the second time we have brought a group. Last time, a group of photographers, and this time a group of friends after a Habitat For Humanity Build in Ethiopia. From our middle of the night airport meet & greet/visa assistance, to the midnight …

Serengeti Symphony

Africa, you called to me. Your primitive wildness heralded this weary journeyer. Tired of technology with all its many impersonal buttons, passwords and ring tones. Having traversed world’s of inner and outer realities and spheres of perceptions, vision quests and dreams, I wearied. Africa, you called to me. Your essential naturalness invited me home. The essential self longing for “the real, the meaningful, the true”. Life rhythms, slow and sensual. Sound symphonies, melodic and harsh. Nature’s life-death cycle most visible on Serengeti soil. The simplicity of balance, married to purpose and passion, reflected in each sacred animal specie in residence, …