Ryan Brown of Go2Africa, a leading safari travel agency based in South Africa's Cape Town, shares a handful of his new favorite places to stay while on safari.
It’s been well documented that “experience is the new luxury,” particularly with millennials. But who doesn't want to see or feel something for the first time, no matter your age? Safari is, arguably, the ultimate experience. Imagine jumping into a vehicle at dawn to discover herds of elephants quietly grazing with their new-born calves or sipping a gin and tonic in the bush at dusk while giraffe necks stroll across the hot pink horizon. There has never been a better time to go on safari: Once forgotten areas are experiencing a rebirth; safari companies are heavily committed to conservation (by converting to Tesla solar power generators and electric vehicles); and a portion of your money continues to employ and support people in these rural communities. What’s more, architects and designers are pushing the limits, creating wonders of their own in these wild places. Here are some of my new favorite architectural gems:
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