Meghan Markle: I'm Heading to Africa ... With Baby Archie in Tow!

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It's been less than two months since Meghan Markle welcomed her first child -- a boy named Archie.

And ever since, the tabloid media has been clamoring for new information or perhaps even a candid photo of mother and son.

Baby Sussex

But as expected, the Duchess of Sussex and her bouncing baby boy have been keeping a very low profile -- for now.

Currently, Meghan is on maternity leave, but it seems she's planning to hit the ground running when she returns to public life.

According to a statement issued on Thursday, Meghan and Harry are planning to tour Africa this fall.

And it seems little Archie will be joining the couple on their epic journey.

A Royal Creation

“The Duke and Duchess are really looking forward to meeting so many of you on the ground and continuing to raise awareness of the high impact work local communities are doing across the commonwealth and beyond,” the Sussexes wrote on their official Instagram page.

"This will be their first tour as a family!"

Africa has always been a place of profound emotional significance for the Sussexes.

Harry went on safari as a boy following the death of his mother, and he and Meghan toured the continent together early in their relationship.

Staring at the Prince

“I managed to persuade her to come and join me in Botswana. We camped out with each other under the stars," Harry recalled.

"She came and joined me for five days out there, which was absolutely fantastic," he continued.

"So then we were really by ourselves, which was crucial to me to make sure that we had a chance to know each other.”

Of course, this is no mere vacation.

Walking Away... Together

Insiders say Meghan is focused entirely on two things these days -- her new family and her charity work -- and this trip will allow her to devote some time to both.

Harry and Meghan recently distanced themselves from the Royal Foundation, the charity they had previously presided over alongside Prince William and Kate Middleton.

Sources say there was no bad blood, the couple simply went in different directions after realizing they had different goals for the project.

Basically, the Cambridges were content to be overseers, whereas Meg wanted to be hands-on with the people she's helping in Africa.

Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor

According to an official itinerary, the whole family will travel to South Africa, and Harry will continue on to Malawi, Angola, and Botswana.

There's been some uproar on social media about the couple taking such a young child to Africa -- but those comments are every bit as ignorant and you would expect, and we won't bother reproducing them here.

"The Duke and Duchess are really looking forward to meeting so many of you on the ground and continuing to raise awareness of the high impact work local communities are doing across the Commonwealth and beyond," the Sussexes announcement continues.

We're sure the feeling is mutual -- and we can't wait to watch it all unfold.

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