It’s Four in the Morning and a Lion Just Woke Me Up

How a four-day African safari adventure became a crash course in me.

Jeremy Helligar
Nov 22, 2020 · 6 min read
All photos from the author’s personal collection

It’s amazing how much you can learn about yourself while hanging out with lions, elephants, and zebras in the wilds of Africa. During the year I spent based in Cape Town, I booked a 10-day, nine-night overland trek from Tanzania to Kenya, with a four-day…