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atravelynn Mar 18th, 2006 06:17 AM

bon voyage safari gift
 
I'd like to send a bon voyage safari gift to a married couple with a teeanager leaving for Tanzania and the beach in August. The couple have been on safari before.

The gift will have to be mailed. It is just a token, so $25 would be the max I'd spend.

They do a lot of other traveling too besides Africa.

Thank you for any suggestions.

LyndaS Mar 18th, 2006 08:37 AM

Lynn, how about the safari journal you mentioned once before? (Mark Nolting's Safari Journal)
Or, any blank leather bound journal with a nice pen would be a nice idea!
(can you tell I want a trip report from them?)

eenusa Mar 18th, 2006 09:08 AM

Check out www.journalsunlimited.com. My cousin gave me the Travelers Journal for our upcoming Antarctic trip. It can be used for a single trip or for multiple trips.


cybor Mar 18th, 2006 02:29 PM

Hi Lynn,
The journal idea sounds great or a english - swahili pocket sized book, photo album to fill after, an African music cd, an African themed book to pass around during the trip.
Wish I were them.
Sherry

Kavey Mar 19th, 2006 07:57 AM

I like the idea of a nice leather-bound blank journal but then again I do keep a travel diary when I'm travelling - I don't know if your friends do.

If there's anyway you can check what they already have a good safari companion animal or birding guide might be good.

The album or frame to be filled on their return is a good idea too.

atravelynn Mar 19th, 2006 05:24 PM

Thank you for the good ideas!

atravelynn Sep 5th, 2006 12:43 PM

I'll share what I ended up doing.

I ordered them a bottle of wine, through their travel agent, to be delivered at one of their destinations.


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