Fierce! Nick Lachey's African Adventure Starts with a Roar

Nick Lachey Sees a Lion on Africa Adventure
Courtesy Nick Lachey; Inset: Larry Busacca/WireImage

06/23/2011 AT 07:45 AM EDT

Before embarking on the adventure of marriage with an upcoming televised special on TLC, Nick Lachey and Vanessa Minnillo set off on an African adventure on Monday. And within hours of touching down in Tanzania, they were greeted by a fierce furry native!

"WOW!! You don't see a lioness on the side of the road everyday. Amazing!!" Lachey shared on Twitter Tuesday.

"It was a hellova flight, but well worth it," the singer said of the trek halfway across the globe. "Tomorrow, the adventure begins!"

It seems like the couple's extended family are excited to see more photos from their trip. Lachey's brother, Drew, suggested on Twitter that Minnillo bring a circular polarizer for her camera. Minnillo Tweeted that she was plenty prepared: "I got a new lens, a mono-pod, and the backpack to carry! @thedrewlachey would be so proud! Haha!"

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