Tagged: Wildlife

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The beautiful Kakamega forest nature reserve – Kenya

Maggie and the team began to head to Uganda after visiting the stunning Lake Nakuru National Park.  We saw that there were a number of nature reserves close to the border one of them being the Kakamega forest. The Kakamega forest It is Kenya’s only tropical rainforest and the reserve...

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Lake Nakuru National Park – Kenya

  Lake Nakuru National Park Lake Nakuru is one of the Rift Valley soda lakes at an elevation of 1754 m above sea level and is protected by an area of 188 km2. Created in 1961 around Lake Nakuru, near Nakuru Town. It is best known for its thousands of...

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Lake Manyara in pictures – Tanzania

After visiting an amazing coffee farm, Maggie and the team highly caffeinated and suitably pumped and keen to visit one of Tanzania’s national parks. We were quickly aware of the reality that this might not happen after visiting the park gates of the Ngorongoro Crater (unless you are willing to part...

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Luxury bandas and wildlife viewing in Ruaha National Park

After spending a week on Lake Malawi, Maggie and the team headed north to Tanzania for some wildlife adventure. Our first stop was Ruaha National Park – Tanzania’s largest national park. Tanzania is well known for its wildlife and stunning national parks. A word of warning, however, about self-driving national parks in...

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A self-drive safari in South Luangwa National Park

After experiencing the luscious Zambian landscapes of Victoria falls, Lake Kariba and the Zambezi, our next stop was to check out some wildlife in Zambia’s amazing South Luangwa National Park. Wildlife fanatics will have heard of the likes of the Serengeti (Tanzania) Masai Mara (Kenya), Kruger (South Africa), Okavango Delta (Botswana), and Etosha (Namibia). But South Luangwa...

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Helicopter safari in the Okavango Delta

The Okavango Delta is one of the most amazing places to go on safari in Africa. The Delta is a large wetland area with UNESCO world heritage status. It’s also one of the best concentrations of wildlife in Africa, and is often featured in wildlife documentaries. Although we are avid overlanders, even we...

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Amazing community campsites in the Okavango Delta

Thinking about a trip to the Okavango Delta? Check out these four reasonably priced, community campsites just outside Moremi Game Reserve. Moving on from Tsodilo Hills, Maggie and the team decided to visit an old favourite and one of Botswana’s most popular destinations: the Okavango Delta. The Delta, which became...

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Camping with Hippos in the Caprivi strip

After leaving Etosha National Park, Maggie and the team were fed up with being dusty and seriously dry. We needed a change of scenery with a lusher outlook and luckily for us, the Caprivi was within a day’s drive! Caprivi strip The Caprivi strip, which is also known as the Caprivi or...

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A self-drive safari in Etosha National Park

After leaving Spitzkoppe, Maggie and the team continued on the journey north. Our next stop was one of Namibia’s most popular tourist attractions: Etosha National Park. The itineraries of nearly everyone we met on the road in Namibia included a visit to Etosha. And for good reason! This was Noel’s second...