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Review of Suburbanites on Safari by Marcia Polevoi

After reading my recently released book, Suburbanites on Safari: Chasing Lions and Giraffes in South Africa and Zimbabwe, Marcia Polevoi wrote a wonderful and insightful review that follows. “I have always wanted to go to Africa to see all the … Continue reading

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Elephant in Amboseli National Park, Kenya

The photo of this elephant is my entry for the 2019 AAWR Members Annual Exhibition. I took this photo during our 2013 Great Migration trip to Kenya and Tanzania in Amboseli National Park in Kenya. The sun was setting down, … Continue reading

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Suburbanites on Safari Ranks #1 New Release on Amazon

Fantastic News from Amazon! Recently, Amazon ranked Alex Shaland’s upcoming book ” Suburbanites on Safari ” as Amazon #1 New Release. Following is a description of Alex Shaland’s new book: “An amazing real life perspective on African safari that has … Continue reading

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Face-to-Face with Africa and other Wildlife Photography Exhibit

Cuyahoga County Public Library Orange Branch Presents Photography Exhibit: Face-to-Face with Africa and other Wildlife by Alex Shaland November 5th – December 1st 2015 Cuyahoga County Public Library Orange Branch, 31975 Chagrin Boulevard Pepper Pike, Ohio 44124   Phone: 216-831-4282 Internationally-published artist photographer … Continue reading

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African Safari Tips: The Importance of Good Company

Text and photos by Alex Shaland Going on an African safari by yourself or in a small group is not advisable. Suppose, you are standing in front of a lion or a rhinoceros and trying to calculate your chances of … Continue reading

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Masai – the Lost Tribe of Israel

Masai Warriors – “God’s Chosen People” This is a Jewish story of Africa that I found in the most unlikely of places: the vast plains of Masai Mara and Serengeti reserves. As we drove there, we saw the light-skinned, tall, … Continue reading

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Finding Home away from Home – in Africa

Finding Home away from Home – in Africa We were travelling all day: through the exotic strangeness of the Zanzibar Stone Town to the Nairobi airport’s thick mess of people and suitcases, sickening smells and deafening noises. Then again, through … Continue reading

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