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The New Year, New You Sham

"New Year, New You" is one of those sayings touted around at the start of a new year and frankly is one I just don't believe in. Resolutions are not a new concept and are known as far back as 4 000 years ago in ancient Babylonian culture but…
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The African Effect

I was in the bush with one of my closest friends two weeks ago and the red-chested cuckoos were calling. These are migratory birds that arrived back in South Africa at the start of summer and their monotonous “piet-my-vrou…” call signals…
Linkwasha Lodge - Private Guides - Wild Again
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What To Pack For Safari: The Essential Guide

Packing for your safari can be a daunting task. Maybe it's your first safari ever or you're heading to a continent you've never visited before and aren't quite sure what to expect. You know you'll be in the wilderness and not close to your…
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What is A Summer Safari Like in Botswana and Zambia?

Christmas in The Bush! This was one of my most fun safaris to date. The trip was in celebration of Helen's 60th birthday and I couldn't have imagined a more fun family (thank you the Cardons and Masons) to spend Christmas with. If you've…
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Victoria Falls Back in FLOOD!

In December last year (when the videos in this blog were taken) Victoria Falls was at some of its lowest ever recorded levels as a result of more than a year of drought. There was great concern in Botswana, Zimbabwe and Zambia as the life-giving…
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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,…
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…