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I have been thinking about doing an African safari for many years. While living in Germany, many years ago, I almost pulled the trigger but the stars did not line up. For the past 15 years I have mostly been hunting in the Great State of Alaska.

Now I figured it's time to scratch the African itchy rather than just dream about it. So I just signed up with Kuvhima Safaris for 2021 with a few hunting buddies after attending the local SCI banquet this weekend with our spouses.

Though I have been lurking here from time to time while researching for African safari, I wanted to say howdy and introduce myself.

Regards,

yhc
 
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Welcome! Word of warning. After one trip to Africa that itch usually turns into a full blown rash that needs more scratching. Just saying...
 

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Yhc, you've done it now. From here on out there is no going back. Do you live in Alaska as well as hunt there? What will you be hunting in 2021? Will you be using your own rifle(s?)
 

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Welcome to AH yhc! Congrats on booking your trip!
 

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yhc,

My sincerest condolences!!!, YOU!!! have entered the dark side of which: there is no cure!!!, no treatment!!!, no return of normalcy of life!!!.

Welcome to AH! and the brotherhood [(& sisterhood)], of hunting Africa! awaits your hunting reports.
 

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YHC,

welcome to the forum, i too live in alaska, anchorage. welcome, this site is a clearing house for all things africa. velo dog also lives here in anchorage. drop me a pm, we could get together for a cold one and discuss all things africa in person. i was at the sci banquet last nite as well, i hope you enjoy the planning stages of your safari as much as the actual trip.
 

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Thank you all for your warm welcome and condolences.

Yhc, you've done it now. From here on out there is no going back. Do you live in Alaska as well as hunt there? What will you be hunting in 2021? Will you be using your own rifle(s?)

I live in a suburb of Anchorage, Alaska. So far I have a kudu on my list and a few others under consideration. I am primarily focusing on plains game only although shooting a Cape buffalo has crossed my mind if I can fit it in my budget. I am planning to take my Blaser R8 with either a 308 or 300WM bbl. If a buffalo gets on my list then 458 Lott bbl will go with me as well.

YHC,

welcome to the forum, i too live in alaska, anchorage. welcome, this site is a clearing house for all things africa. velo dog also lives here in anchorage. drop me a pm, we could get together for a cold one and discuss all things africa in person. i was at the sci banquet last nite as well, i hope you enjoy the planning stages of your safari as much as the actual trip.

Sending you a PM.

Regards,

yhc
 

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