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hi, my husband and i are trying to plan a last-minute safari trip to south africa +/- botswana in december. we have been trying to research on our own and we feel totally overwhelmed with all of the options for lodges, safari areas, etc. we realize we should probably be working with a travel agent...but we don't even know how to go about finding a good one! we were hoping to ask for any advice on good travel agencies that could help us plan our trip. and, any general advice on travel to south africa and botswana during december would also be so appreciated--it is our first trip to africa and we are super excited and also super clueless!
thanks so much in advance!

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