Delegation of Namibians participate in Austin-Lehman Adventures “No Borders” Tour through Montana and Yellowstone

The group at Yellowstone National Park.

The inspiring group of 14 Namibians who I was honored to meet, share, and tour with this past week included representatives from the private sector, government, land conservancies, conservation experts, and tourism operators. They were warm, welcoming, intelligent, and most strikingly, passionate about their work, promoting and protecting their country. I look forward to reconnecting […]

World Rhino Day: andBeyond Launches Groundbreaking Conservation Project

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In the first ever private game reserve donation of rhino, luxury experiential travel company andBeyond has earmarked six white rhino to be translocated from their Phinda Private Game Reserve in South Africa to Botswana’s Okavango Delta. Facilitated in partnership with Rhino Force, this conservation coup has been generously funded by lead sponsor, Motorite Insurance Administrators. […]

Travel Product of the Week: RailRiders

Lindsay Taub wearing Rail Riders shirt in the Serengeti, Tanzania

RailRiders clothing is marketed as “the toughest clothes on the planet.” So when a safari in East Africa was on my calendar, it was time to research the best safari clothes on the planet! RailRiders came up in my search for one main reason — it came already equipped with “insect shield” meaning no time […]

Climbing Kilimanjaro

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Michaela Guzy, Founder of OhThePeopleYouMeet.com on the top of Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. As with most events in my life, how I ended up 19,341 vertical feet in the air at the top of Kilimanjaro, was due to a chance encounter.  In October 2011, I had the pleasure of speaking at the Adventure Travel Trade Association’s Annual Summit […]

Photo Montage: Lower Zambezi and Victoria Falls, Zambia

Michaela distracted this local from bath time.

Story and Images by: Michaela Guzy, Found of OhThePeopleYouMeet.com. Chiawa Camp, Lower Zambezi National Park:  Eight large platform tents with enclosed bathrooms (shower and a footed tub).  Each tent had a deck and outdoor shower.  Charging stations in room and mosquito nets over the beds.  No wifi.  Very good food and wine selection.  A small […]

Going Beyond: Land, Animals and People

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Rhino on Phinda Reserve, South Africa. Story and Images by: Michaela Guzy, Founder of OhThePeopleYouMeet.com. The Africa Foundation, created by &Beyond, currently runs 382 projects in 42 communities in five countries.  I had the pleasure of meeting several of the dedicated &Beyond staff, one notable character was Les Carlisle.  Among the many titles he carries, are […]

Insider City Guide: Nairobi, Kenya – From Extreme Rags to Riches

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Kibera Slum, Nairobi, Kenya. The largest slum in Kenya and second in Africa. Michaela Guzy, Found of OhThePeopleYouMeet.com, from Nairobi, Kenya. Nairobi is a city of the most extreme diversity.  After weeks in the bush, it felt great to wash off the dirt and wear the limited non-safari gear in my bag.  Admittedly, Nairobi gets a […]

Saruni Samburu, Rift Valley, Kenya

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Hiya! Michaela Guzy, Founder of OhThePeopleYouMeet.com, reporting live from a crazy storm rolling right over Joy’s Camp in the Shaba Conservancy in Northern Kenya. I have over 600 photos in the first couple days of my trip!  The selection below has been carefully edited for your viewing pleasure to give you just a taste of […]