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Home of HG Safari, with information about our weekly hypergridding trips. Self Guided Tour hub - themed trips on art, science history, film etc.
Free items, including mesh clothes at Meshanthropy store, also on the island.
PLEASE NOTE the photos in the slideshow are of Destinations visited by the Safari group, and not pictures of our sim.



Last week's Inworld Review looked at how Mumble could be a good alternative to Vivox, as both Jeff and Cyb have mentioned here on opensimworld in the past. Here's a bit of a deeper dive into the different ways people could - starting today - use Mumble for Voice. By snowbody Cortes
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2024/02/are-you-ready-to-mum...
More fun out on the HG with a growing crowd of intrepid group tourists.
First, a biker racetrack that boldly goes beyond your expectations with SoS BAD and SIWAS
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2024/01/biker-bad.html
then a magical venetian evening with new friends, talented builders, and an amazing concert.
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2024/01/a-serenissima-safari...

Aphra Hendrix: oh i missed the group visit, will check out on my own.... looks very interesting! 26 days ago
This week's HG Safari trip was a 3-parter.
1. For the last time we checked out all the Freebies from 60+ grids and regions, on the Hypergrid International Expo Park, which is preparing for the next event in April. Join the opensimworld Group for updates https://opensimworld.com/groups/1041
2. SKY HAZE the installation by Cherry Manga can now be visited any time, read the blog post to learn more
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2024/01/hie-art-on-craft.htm...
3. A tour of Treasure Island by its creator Tutz Zabelin - gorgeous in every way!
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2024/01/tutz-and-treasure.ht...
The new season of Safari began yesterday with two outstanding destinations ...
For this first season of 2024 we are one down and 9 more wednesdays to go, if you missed yesterday, here is what happened when we went to
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2024/01/nola-treat.html
New Orleans with @MsCaladium and
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2024/01/toshas-bilbao-wow.ht...
the Guggenheim build by @ToshaTyran
Would you like to have the safari come visit your grid or region? Send me a DM and let's get planning!
The Safari group trips are on break until January 3 but there's so much to see out there, HG Safari blog continues, here are some cool destinations on four very different grids - a dark castle, a Christmas paradise, a fantasy universe, and an Italian oasis of architecture... happy hypergridding
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2023/11/crow-castle.html
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2023/11/the-daqtheion-empire...
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2023/11/zorees-season.html
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2023/11/master-of-artgianni-...
The 2023 fall season of Safari ended this week with two great visits!
First a load test, related to the upcoming Opensim Community Conference, and second, an interactive science build by Caro that's hilarious!
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2023/11/a-scientific-safari-...
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2023/11/telling-tales-on-nar...
Thanks to @CaroFayray, Nara Malone for being such lovely hosts,
You can watch a replay of our trip here courtesy of Lifted Pixel
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9SWY-jn4yz0
HG Safari returns in January. If you have a region that you would like us to visit, you can Im me here, or on OSGrid to fix a date.
what a great Safari trip to visit with @SamsaraTimeless and @Hyacinth on Groovyverse, and then Lorenza Colicigno and Tonino Lane on Craft!! Are you tired of reading the Boring Box? Take a look at the Safari Blog, or watch the whole thing in replay courtesy of the fabulous Lifted Pixel! and then, of course, get out on the hypergrid and visit somewhere spectacular. The best cure for negativity is creativity.
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2023/11/timeless-ariadne.htm...
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2023/11/lorenzas-women.html
Hilarity and creativity on film...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vq6C9Bzi83E
The past few weeks of Safari trips have been... trippy!
Escape from the ordinary, and get out there to visit some amazing regions.
Here are a few of our recent adventures.
In each case, the address of the region can be found at the end of the post.

A trip to Bridgemere to learn about Dreamgrid
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2023/09/hairys-style.html
Ancient Egypt with Luna Lunaria
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2023/09/luna-see.html
Victor de Angelo's impressive mall
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2023/10/free-life-in-city.ht...
An evening with Whirli Placebo and his music
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2023/10/whirli-placebo-on-hi...
A tour to George Harrison's 'real' place - by Mudpuddle Cleanslate, on Littlefield Grid
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2023/10/all-things-must-pass...
Fabulous Neverworld with a triumph of a build by Nexus Storm
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2023/10/neo-rome.html

HG Safari -out there exploring opensim! The past couple of weeks have taken us to a re-creation of dreams, a community in the tropics, an African sanctuary, and an audience with a famous grid owner. Lots to learn and to laugh at ! If you missed our trips, here are the words and pictures
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2023/09/a-spirited-safari.ht...
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2023/09/safari-goes-tropican...
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2023/09/safari-in-den.html
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2023/09/kitelys-fifteenth.ht...

Thirza Ember: I forgot to add this link. If you have never been on the Safari trips, and would like to see what it looks like, Jessica Pixel livestreamed the last event, here is the link. https://www.youtube.com/wa... 5 months ago
Safari returns with a roar today at 12 noon SLT with a visit to Dinkies and Dinosaurs on Discovery Grid! Join us if you can we depart from hg.osgrid.org:80:HG Safari where you'll find the details of the trip.
Can't come? There will be the usual writeups on https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/ a big thanks to @ShalHeira and @KayakerMagic for making this wonderful debut adventure possible!

Thirza Ember: wow thanks to everyone who showed up to the event, about 25 of us (including the naked and the clouds!!) If you'd like to see a few pictures, here are the links https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2023/09/w... 6 months ago
Safari will be back after the summer break. In the meantime, the HG Safari blog goes on.
If you missed it, you can catch up on this week's hg news about... a milestone, a romance, a manor, and a festival
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2023/07/sweet-sixteen.html
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2023/07/jazzed-up-in-opensim...
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2023/07/tropicana-fun.html
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2023/07/to-manor-born.html
Four blog posts exploring more corners of opensim - a futuristic region with a mech theme, a set of portals inviting you to explore art all over the hypergrid, a new initiative to help French speakers network across grids, and an interview with one of opensim's best loved artists.
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2023/07/vive-la-evolution.ht...
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2023/07/portal-palette.html
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2023/07/francopholie.html
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2023/07/planet-with-tina-bey...
Recent posts on HG safari cover many subjects:
self guided tour portals,
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2023/07/portal-palette.html
a sci fi region full of cool vehicles,
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2023/07/vive-la-evolution.ht...
an offer of a free art venue on your grid,
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2023/06/nyxs-art-for-space.h...
and the end of an era for a famous freebie grid.
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2023/07/life-goes-oni.html
Thanks to @Symphony @nyxbreen @Xinashi and everyone else who made these posts happen!

How many women writers are celebrated on this build at NoiLab?
Brilliant build by Tonino Lane and dreamt up by Lorenza Colicigno...
A must for all booklovers...
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2023/06/lorenzas-ladies-of-l...

Thirza Ember: Fun fact: the world's best-selling author is a woman, Agatha Christie. Go ladies. 8 months ago

There's a beautiful new art show curated by @victorialogan - opening beginning of July. Here's a sneak peek... https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2023/06/art-and-friends-comi...

Anatobotanica ! What does it mean? How was it built? Cherry Manga's new build is a must -visit, here is what Cherry told us when we toured on Wednesday https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2023/06/anatomy-of-artist.ht...
... almost as exciting as camping for money to buy freebies.

Luna Lunaria: I love Cherry's work in Opensim 9 months ago
Big thanks to Govega Sachertorte and the 40+ people who joined us to see the Jerry Garcia Archive! Curious to know what's in that archive? Check out the Safari blog here...
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2023/06/rainbows-sounds-jell...
Whether you're looking for an educational build, some real world art, or just want to meet Arnie on vacation, nothing could be finer than Tosha Tyran's Angkor Wat. The Safari visited the temple and environs, and learned some curious things about the builder...https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2023/06/toshas-towers.html

Luna Lunaria: I love large detailed architectural builds like this one, done with great textures and environment settings. I wasn't able to make the Safari tour due to RL work obligations, but I'm placing this reg... 9 months ago
What a difference it makes to visit a region and get the guided tour. Amazing Shapeshifter sim on OSGrid has a story to tell...
Part one of this week's Safari trip
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2023/06/felix-and-mythologie...
Trips to Kinky and to AMV this week, two quite astounding builds, more than meets the eye in both cases! thanks to our lovely hosts and grid owners for making it happen.
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2023/04/rinky-dinkie-fish-an...
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2023/04/safari-goes-under-mo...
Thanks so much to our wonderful hosts on 3rd Rock and Neverworld grids and tothe thirty odd brave souls who came to see two great sci fi builds. If you missed it, catch the highlights of Week 1 of the new HG Safari season here:
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2023/04/star-turn-on-3rd-roc...
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2023/04/virtual-recall-welco...
Thank you so so much Caro Fayray and @Xinashi (Nico) for being the hostesses with the mostesses... this was the Safari visit yesterday. Just one week left of the season...
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2023/03/caro-in-clouds.html
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2023/03/the-full-nico.html
Thank you so comuch Caro Fayray and @Xinashi (Nico) for being the hostesses with the mostesses... this was the Safari visit yesterday. Just one week left of the season...
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2023/03/caro-in-clouds.html
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2023/03/the-full-nico.html
Thanks so much to @Amaranthim and @Hairy and all the Bridgemere crew for letting us invade their airspace. Ditto to Dr Dave, the ever lovely Youca and all the Burners for a great train ride.
If you missed the insanity on Wednesday, here's the gen:
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2023/02/at-atlantis.html
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2023/02/safari-meets-man.htm...
Interested in the nutty side of hypergridding? Consider joining our group here on OSW https://opensimworld.com/groups/1033
Thanks so much Dorena and Anachron, and the great Foxx Bode, for letting us see a bit of opensim History yesterday!
Missed the Safari trip? You can read what they had to say here:
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2023/02/dorena-forever.html
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2023/02/crazy-like-foxx.html

AMAZING hosts @CCI Grid gave us an unforgettable tour this week on Safari, and the sailing on Alanna was a treat! Words and pictures here: https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2023/01/seaside-safari.html

So much brilliant creativity on Safari this week
Cuteulala's amazing new music device, and the great role-players of Carima Grid.
Bored by the frowzy drama of The Box? read on, and go exploring instead.
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2023/01/cute-tunes-on-winxtr...
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2023/01/the-cream-of-carima....

Tomorrow Safari starts again! hope you can make it https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2023/01/back-in-busy-ness.ht...


Thirza Ember: Thanks to everyone who came along, and to our fabulous hosts. If you missed the trip and are curious about what happens on Safari, or would like to visit the places independently later, here are som... 1 years ago
Here's a roundup of some of the things that happened in Opensim in 2022.
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2022/12/ta-ta-22.html
What did I miss from the list, and what was the biggest virtual event on your grid?

Fun for Xmas day - another ephemeral Hunt by Ange Menges and Nani Ferguson.
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2022/12/mouse-look.html










Safari is on hiatus, in the meantime here's the backstory of a cool place to visit https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2022/12/sand-castle.html

Thank you Walter and Camryn for sharing this gorgeous build with us all.
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2022/11/fallingwater-finale....

Thank you Nico for that wonderful final destination of the year. Everyone should see your sim and read your words!
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2022/11/aether-way.html

Yesterday's Safari, with the friends of Soul Grid, and then Luna Lunaria!
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2022/11/action-station.html
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2022/11/moon-scape.html


Rudi Bakerly: Thank you Thirza. It was an amazing experience to have you with us. Many thanks for the attention you give to this nice hypergrid project. 1 years ago
A week of fun on and off Safari - opensim empty? Nah.
With visits to Aire Mille Flux, Shipyards, and Creanovale.
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2022/11/i-dew.html
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2022/11/playing-ketchup.html
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2022/11/spooqued.html
Snoots and Nyx - two artful destinations on OSGrid and AMV. Thanks to both our hosts for letting us explore their work
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2022/10/breens-dreams.html
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2022/10/snoots-in-city.html

Thirza Ember: Al Scot made a nice video of Nyx's build https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YfjKQZUr3TY 1 years ago
Thanks to @Fred Beckhusen, and @Roland Francis for letting us celebrate Lord of the Rings week on their wonderful grids
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2022/10/creature-of-hobbit.h...
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2022/10/into-west.html

Thanks to @Bibiana and to @Aphra for having us visit, and a special thanks to @Jupiter for his contribution
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2022/10/from-aphra-to-bibi.h...


Jupiter Rowland: If you're still looking for SFposer, you can find it boxed and ready to go here (https://opensimworld.com/hop/74730) and the script itself here (https://opensimworld.com/library?view=44). 1 years ago

Thirza Ember: to travel with friends like you guys is pure bliss 1 years ago

Big thanks to Maria Korolov for coming on Safari with us yesterday. If you missed it, here's some of the highlights. https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2022/09/maria-on-safari.html


Hella: Maria is an unprecedented meeting in the world of the metaverse, so enthusiastic since so many years :)), thank you for having organized this evening like no other. 1 years ago

Great fun, and so informative, Lorin Tone's sound class.
https://hgsafari.blogspot.com/2022/09/noise-ploys-with-lor...


Luna Lunaria: I love creating and adding sounds to my regions 1 years ago

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the next safari is the final one of the season. Safari will begin again in April.
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thanks all who participated in the Safari cornflakes events. We have 360 days to get ready for the next one!
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this week Bridgemere and Groovyverse... bring your good vibes!
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HG Safari tours begin again on January 4 with the amazing Hal 9000 build on 3rd rock!
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This week there's a lot of very big art on Aedifex, so come prepared to turn up your draw distance!
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We go to Digiworldz this week. If you have not been there before you may have to click a link to confirm your identity. It's a good plan to try this out before Safari time
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Today is Liverpool/Beatles day !
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