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Hugh Urbantke


Hugh lives in Houston, Texas with his wife and two grown daughters. International travel has always been a large part of his family’s life especially during the 10 years when they lived in Indonesia and Singapore. He and his family were bitten hard ...

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Hugh, every safari is a different experience, and Londolozi will never dissipoint.

Hugh, these were great photos🤗! I love elephants, lions, leopards, giraffes, hippos, rhinos – let’s hope the poaching stops!

Hugh–great humor and storytelling!
Bar is set higher after each visit–that’s why we just registered for our 5th!

All I can say is WOW. Lucky you and your family!

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What outstanding photos and fabulous memories you have and thanks for sharing. Agree, Londolozi is a very special place. Love the final W C fields quote!

Seems you’ve been infected with “the Londolozi Effect” but don’t worry – there’s no cure but to return as often as you can. Just keep in mind the 3 Rules listed by the guest contributor Al Kaiser…… have a great time (and pack a corkscrew 😁!)

Londolozi tops my expectations each time I’m able to be there….and, as you know, no need to bring a corkscrew. It’s all there for you.

What a fantastic blog Hugh, I thoroughly enjoyed reading it and the pics were truly superb. Loved the words of wisdom that were so appropriate to each emotion. I hope you and your family will have just as fantastic experience that you had on prior visits. Thank you for sharing with us. Safe travels.

Fabulous post all the way around, Hugh. Don’t worry, your next visit will be over the top wonderful. After all, that’s Londolozi!

Hugh, What a great post and wonderful photos (and captions!) Thank you! After multiple visits to Londolozi, we can promise you the you have not set the bar too high. Every game drive is different and you never know what is coming around the corner! Safari dreams!

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