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The Grannies on Safari hosts Pat Johnson and Regina Fraser bring healthy doses of fun, spunk and adventure as they travel the world. Follow along as they tell you how they do it - and highlights along the way.

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Grannies on Safari: Why the Fourth of July Matters

Posted on 07/6/2011 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

TravelIt’s so much easier to talk about all the things our country does wrong, to focus on the wars we are in and to obsess about the economy. But when I traveled to New York City last week with my friend who is from Peru and who had always wanted to see the Statue of Liberty, it became clear to me that we are indeed a nation of people who should stop and take time to think about what our …

One Perfect Summer Day: Camp Jabulani, South Africa

Posted on 05/23/2011 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

TravelThis week, our bloggers remember one perfect summer day. Today, it’s the Grannies on Safari – meet them here.  Rise early at 5am and have hot tea, Four Roses is my favorite, and a Rusk, which is typical Afrikaan dry biscuit (similar to a biscotti). Get into your safari Range Rover van by 530a and head out into the Bushveld (grassy plains dotted with dense clusters of trees and shrubs) to search for what we Americans think of as exotic …