Safari: A Saga of the African Blue

Safari: A Saga of the African Blue

Safari: A Saga of the African Blue

Safari: A Saga of the African Blue

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Eighteen years ago I sold my small business and set out with Osa, my wife, to see the world. We sailed through the South Seas and explored the jungles of the Malay Peninsula. We now find our greatest happiness on the shores of our Lake Paradise home in British East Africa, hundreds of miles from civilization. Wild elephants and aboriginal natives are our nearest neighbors.

We are really not very different from other people despite the strange course our life has taken. We love thrills; and we love home. And we want to be pretty comfortable in both.

We have found Africa full of thrills. Wild elephants come right in and steal sweet potatoes out of our back yard up at the Lake. Silly ostriches dash madly across the trail when we are motoring. Rhinos tree us. Lions roar and hyenas cackle around our camps.

Yet never was there a home happier than ours. There is no corner grocery store. The nearest telephone is five hundred miles away. But we have . . .

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