11/01/2013 02:19 pm ET Updated Jan 23, 2014

Elephants Outside Your Hotel Window

I love Elephants! and so do you...

They captivate us because they're in many ways so much like us. African elephants have lifespans similar to ours, they have unbreakable family bonds which we also treasure, and they raise their children to be survivors, a quality we admire.

Safaris have been tempting travelers for years with the chance to observe elephant herds in the wild, exposing visitors to so much wider a spectrum of elephant behavior than can be found in our zoos.

A unique hotel in Kenya's Tsavo region, The Salt Lick, allows its guests the opportunity to see these magnificent creatures up close and personal. While filming The 30 Postcards Project in Kenya I assembled this slide show to give you an idea of what you can expect visiting this 'hotel on stilts.'

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