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Uganda: Where Dreams Come True

“For magnificence, for variety of form and colour, for profusion of brilliant life — bird, insect, reptile, beast — for vast scale — Uganda is truly “the Pearl of Africa.” Winston Churchill wrote these words in 1908 and…
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Victoria Falls: One For the Adrenaline Junkies

For over 2500km the Zambezi River flows through six African countries wending its way to the Indian Ocean. Punctuating it's half way point is one of the named seven natural wonders of the world, the largest curtain on water falling on the planet,…
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Mana Magic: Zimbabwe's Finest

There is no doubt that Mana Pools, in the northern reaches of Zimbabwe, is one of my favourite wilderness destinations in Africa. It's towering forests of winter-thorn acacia, mahogany, ebony and fig trees line the mighty Zambezi…
An Oasis in The Desert
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An Oasis in The Desert

The Okavango Delta is one of the world's most magnificent anomalies. In the middle of the desert lies an 18 000 square kilometer sprawling oasis of crystal clear water supporting an abundance of wildlife. 60 000 years ago, a shifting…
A Return To Londolozi Mecca
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A Return To Londolozi Mecca

Londolozi is somewhere that has a special place in my heart. Having spent countless hours on the land and with the animals there, it was wonderful to return to the newly-refurbished Relais & Chateaux Pioneer Camp for four nights of bliss.…
Tswalu- The Home of Curious Creatures
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Tswalu- The Home of Curious Creatures

Tswalu is a unique lodge found in the Northern Cape of South Africa in a desert area referred to as the Green Kalahari. It is the biggest private game reserve in South Africa, covering a whopping 114 000 hectares (282 000 acres). Situated in…