Afrikan Blues Safaris and Retreats

4 Reasons Why a Yoga Retreat is better than Yoga in a Studio

Yoga is popular is because of the many physical and psychological benefits it brings to the individual. The different yoga poses (asanas) have been found to help relieve stress, improve your posture, strengthen your muscles, and increase your body’s flexibility. Although you can enjoy these benefits in a yoga studio, nothing compares to going on an authentic yoga retreat. Here, are some reason why should consider a yoga retreat A yoga retreat gives you the chance to escape. Embarking on a yoga retreat takes you away from the daily grind, and transports you to a place where you can relax […]

Updates on proposed Uganda Gorilla Permit Fee increase

Good news..!!! The Uganda Wildlife Authority has issued a statement to clarify any misleading information about the price in Uganda for Gorilla Permit Fees. They advise that the fees remain unchanged for the period 2018 and 2019. They continue to take bookings for up to two years in advance. The gorilla Permit Fees are $600 for foreign non-residents and $500 for foreign residents. They believe that maintaining the current Gorilla Permit rates will enable more people to participate in gorilla tourism, and foster continued sustainability of Gorilla conservation.

Recommended Tipping Guide when on an African Safari

These are rough guidelines and suggestions on gratuities while travelling around Africa on a per person basis meaning per person travelling so if you are a couple, multiply by two etc. NAMIBIA Porters N$10.00 per person Car guards N$5.00 per evening out Guides N$100.00 per person per day Professional guides N$150.00 per person per day Hotel / camp / lodge staff US$4.00 per person per day   ZAMBIA / BOTSWANA / MALAWI / ZIMBABWE / MOZAMBIQUE /INDIAN OCEAN ISLANDS Porters US$ 2.00 per person Guides/Trackers US$7.00 per person per day Professional Guides US$15.00 per person per day Hotel / camp […]

Yoga, Hike and Meditate in the Majestic Drakensberg Mountains of South Africa this September 2017

Champagne Sports Resort Wellness and Detox Retreat . Looking for that africa yoga safari with a difference… well imagine restorative yoga at the foot of the majestic Drakensberg mountain range with nutritious meals and rejuvenating hikes up into the mountains.  Take invigorating hikes up into the mountains. All while staying at the most beautiful and comfortable hotel in the Drakesnberg chosen for the sole purpose of replenishing your body, mind and spirit. We will be waiting for you from 28 September – 2 October 2017 – 4 nights and 5 days Join Kerry- Lee Jenson (Experienced Yoga Teacher and Life Coach) for […]

Yoga and Mother Nature

Yoga is an ancient Hindu spiritual and ascetic discipline that includes meditation, breath control and specific body postures, and is widely practiced for health and relaxation. Yoga teaches you how to harmonize the body with both the mind and your breathing techniques by means of a series of body positions called asanas, and by meditation. The origins of Yoga probably date back some 6,000 years, but the discipline was not introduced into the West until the late 19th and early 20th Centuries. It has only become really popular as a system of physical exercise since the 1980’s.  This popularity followed […]

Gorilla Express- Uganda Safari

by Tracy Kelly
Gorillas, gorillas and some wildlife….. 6 days / 5 nights This popular safari is aimed at those who are a little short on time, but nevertheless keen to see some game as well as gorillas on their safari. We have ample time to trek gorillas twice, as well as spending a night in Queen Elizabeth National park – enjoying some game viewing – before heading back to Entebbe. On this safari we include your domestic flights – to save those long journeys by vehicle – but you will still have time to see some of the local culture, and beautiful […]

Keep Moving Forward

by Tracy Kelly
A few actions you need to do to keep moving forward. Write down these 3 words. K E E P M O V I N G F O R W A R D. Challenges are part of life. They can make you stronger and can give you more power. You deserve a life filled with love, joy, happiness and abundance. CREATIVE VISUALIZATION – See yourself at the end of 2017. On 31 December 2017 where do you want to be.? As you look back on the last 365 days. This is what I accomplished, I did this, I gave that, […]

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Tired of paying double when you are solo..?

Feel Safe when Travelling on your own as a single to Africa – particularly to see the Migration in Tanzania. A fabulous safari that’s been put together by our ground handlers there. The Essence of Tanzania Safari : LADIES ONLY! Serengeti, Tarangire & Ngorongoro : (6 Day / 5 Night) Unwind under vast African skies, in some of the few last expanses of true wilderness and arguably the best game viewing areas on the continent. From untouched Tarangire, to the world famous Serengeti and Ngorongoro National Park, this safari is run at a leisurely pace, allowing ample time to discover […]

Upcoming yoga retreats 2017

Elephant Whisperer Wilderness Retreat – Zululand, KZN, South Africa LOCATION: Thula Thula Game Reserve, Zululand, South Africa DATES: 3 – 7 July 2017   Join us for 5 glorious days in South Africa on safari to see elephant up close and personal while enjoying gourmet cuisine, 2 yoga classes, a game drive and a bush walk everyday and of course some well deserved rest and relaxation. Price: US$1950 per person sharing Discover your Inner yogi – Yoga safari – Phinda, Kwa Zulu Natal, South Africa Join our exclusive 5 day Yoga Safari on a magical experience among the coastal forests […]