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Botswana Photographic Safari

Botswana Photographic Safari

The Africa Safari Co. ran their third Photographic Safari in March 2020, and the first one to Botswana. It was a great success, as Steve led a small group of avid photography enthusiasts on a 6 night photographic safari based in Kasane, Botswana. We stayed at the Pangolin Chobe Hotel, which is located between the…

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Botswana with Belmond

Botswana with Belmond

Wow! Wow! Wow! is all we kept saying on our fabulous educational trip to Botswana with Belmond Safaris. Our first stop was Eagle Island Lodge in the Okavango Delta and while the Delta is quite dry at the moment, it makes for sensational game viewing! We were greeted at the luxurious lodge by the wonderful…

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The Thrill of a Safari in Chobe National Park

The Thrill of a Safari in Chobe National Park

It is what everyone wants to experience – a Safari in the natural habitat of Africa. To this day I can still endorse the fact that no game drive is ever the same. An animal is unpredictable. You cannot ask the Lion or Leopard to suddenly appear, a Monkey or Baboon to stay still for…

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Girls Going Wild

Girls Going Wild

Girls Going Wild – Small Group Tour for Ladies visiting Kenya, Victoria Falls and Cape Town Our ‘GM’, Leanne hosted this inaugural ‘Girls Going Wild’ trip for a small group of ‘Young at Heart’ girls to discover Africa. Below is the first excerpt from their Kenya experience. (written by one of the lucky participants) We…

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Karen visits Tintswalo Lapalala, South Africa

Karen visits Tintswalo Lapalala, South Africa

In August 2019, I had the pleasure of visiting Tintswalo Lapalala escorting winners of our Roadshow famil. Lapalala is located in the malaria free Waterberg region of South Africa, approximately 3.5 hours’ drive from Johannesburg. The eco-friendly lodge has 7 theme inspired tented suites all individually decorated paying tribute to the many tribes that roamed…

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Egypt

Egypt

Like most people, Egypt has always been on my bucket list, a kind of “mythical” place that you have to witness first hand before you believe the stories about it. Our first view of the great pyramid of Giza was the moment it all became real for us. We turned the corner into the street…

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Zambia Photographic Safari

Zambia Photographic Safari

After an overnight in Lusaka at the Cresta Golfview Hotel, an early morning departure and short flight to Mfuwe (1hr, 10 mins) and our Zambia Photographic Safari has finally begun. On arrival at Mfuwe, we were met and taken to Track & Trail River Camp, our base for the next 6 nights. This camp is…

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A Night at Giraffe Manor

A Night at Giraffe Manor

Giraffe Manor has been described as “The most unforgettable bucket-list breakfast in the world” – and it doesn’t disappoint !! Giraffe Manor is an exclusive boutique hotel in Nairobi, Kenya. Often referred to as one of the most instagrammed properties in the world, Giraffe Manor is set in 5 hectares of private land within 57…

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