South Africa – Nambiti Private Game Reserve

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Tweet Share +1 Share StumbleShares 436I recently showed you the wonderful Zulu Dance we were treated to as part of our school trip adventure to South Africa. A trip that took two years of fundraising by all the children and their parents to raise enough money to give 36 fourteen to fifteen year old students this amazing… Read more »

South Africa – Pilanesberg Game Reserve and National Park

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Tweet Share +1 Share StumbleShares 273I wake up to a horrendous thunderstorm and with that came dreadful flooding throughout Johannesburg. I’ve booked a safari to Pilanesberg Game Reserve and National Park. It’s an early start as the Park is a two hour drive North West of the City. Not far from Sun City. My guide,… Read more »

Gambia – The Floating Paradise of The Mandina Lodges

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Tweet Share +1 Share StumbleShares 1.2K(Abraham, Yanks, Yahya and Sait) The main Gambian tourist area is on the coastal strip. If beaches, bars and restaurants are your thing then it’s great …. but it’s not for me. The alternative is to stay at the Mandina Lodges in the Makasutu forest. I was lucky enough to… Read more »

Gambia – Baboons and Birds

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Tweet Share +1 Share StumbleShares 1.7K(Great White Egret) Gambia is a bird watcher paradise with around 540 bird species having been logged. Although Gambia doesn’t have the large mammal populations of East Africa day trips can be arranged to Senegal to visit some wildlife parks which have some larger mammals. In the Makasutu Forest, which… Read more »

Victoria Falls, I Presume? Adventures in the Footsteps of Livingstone

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Tweet Share +1 Share StumbleShares 1.5K2013 is the 200th anniversary of the birth of missionary and explorer David Livingstone. His exploits in Africa in search of the source of the Nile made him one of the most celebrated figures of the Victorian age and his legacy lives on to this day. By a strange coincidence… Read more »