I have applied for a job opportunity working with large carnivores in Kenya. It is going to be insanely competetive but who knows... I might land it. I have never traveled off the continent and am thus looking for advice from those who have.
I was going to say the exact same thing. Definitely get your shots if you decide to travel. It would be far far better to have the preventative dose than to have a casual encounter with the wrong mosquito that gives you bouts of misery for the rest of your life. But hey why not try for a dream job. Just imagine if you actually got it!
Also don't forget to apply and get your passport if you don't have one already. I have heard that the back up on them at times can be real bad and the fee that you are charged to expidite it is way too much.
Elk have been killed close to roads where they could be loaded whole into the bed of a pickup. But it doesn't happen often and I'm not sure that is the experience that I long for. The type of elk hunting that I prefer requires rigorous physical exertion that can cripple someone who is not in shape. Being a college hockey player I have to be in at least fair physical condition most of the year but when one of my buddies got back from the Navy Seals he changed the way I think about physical...