Brad Hansen, the safari guide to San Francisco’s elite, lives the life of a modern-day explorer
“They said there’s no way they would go that deep into the forest — and they are the people of the forest.”
A family holiday on the equator.
There’s always a humanitarian or conservation initiative: Along the way, Hansen and company hand out reading glasses — to date, they’ve given 150,000 pairs — as well as life-saving mosquito nets that protect against malaria and a small, portable tube called LifeStraw that filters contaminated water.
walking tours through the African bush.
Hansen describes these moments as having an “almost spiritual” effect on people. “When it gets into their blood,” he observes, “there’s something about it that draws people back, time and time again because it’s primal. I can honestly say that Africa changes people.”