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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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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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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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Botswana and Zimbabwe with African Bush Camps

Botswana and Zimbabwe with African Bush Camps

Blown away by this amazing Continent. Was fortunate to have participated in an incredible Famil hosted by African Bush Camps. What joy flying from camp to camp with Mack Air and Safari Logistics seeing Botswana and Zimbabwe from high above. From the moment you wake up with a hot cuppa and home-made biscuit watching the…

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Visiting Uganda

Visiting Uganda

East Africa is home to quite a few countries that are renowned for some of the world’s most amazing animal experiences. Kenya and Tanzania is home to the Annual Wildebeest Migration, Lake Nakuru and Lake Elementaita for their Pink Flamingo populations and Amboseli National Park for having one of the largest Elephant populations in the…

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