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How Rich and Amanda Ligato drove a VW van for 59,480 miles (95,724 kilometers) from California to Uganda via Tierra del Fuego, Argentina.

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On safari in the Kruger National Park in South Africa we encountered this stubborn elephant along the road.  Before we knew what was happening we were surrounded by a herd of nine elephants. They kept us trapped—one in front, another behind—for hours.  As we inched forward to try and pass, the adolescent males would aggressively flair their ears and trumpet in a testament of their youthful strength. Defeated, we pulled to the side of the road and waited. Just before sunset, the elephants tired of toying with us and moved on to find more satisfying entertainment.
—Amanda and Rich Ligato



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