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Photo Boot Camp Safari – 9 days May 2019
An exciting time to be in Zimbabwe as the season changes from summer to autumn. You will be hosted by an Australian professional photographer for this exclusive tailormade safari in May 2019. Space is limited to only 8 people. Photo Boot Camp Safari 9 days May 2019
Safaris with a Purpose – Guided Photographic Safaris -Part 2
This is the second of a 4 part blog series on Safaris with a Purpose. There are very few safari operators in Africa that cater to the discerning traveller and simultaneously guarantee award winning images to take away with you. This safari with a purpose is for any aspiring photographer wishing to fulfil their dream of taking ultimate iconic images. Great Plains Conversation is just one of theses companies that offer guided photographic safaris to Kenya and Botswana from November – March every year. The experience is totally unique, creative and a whole heap of fun. We guarantee that guests […]
Watching the seasons change at Mana Pools
We are delighted to share this informative Guest Blog from Eddie Mudzimu from Wilderness Safaris, based at Ruckomechi Camp writes about the changing seasons in Mana Pools National Park:- “From one season to the next in Mana Pools, changes arrive, not only affecting the weather, the landscape and the general feel of the area – but also the quality and the quantity of game on offer. As we head into our winter months and begin to feel a chill in the mornings and evenings, we watch the vetiver grasses drying – but are not deceived as beneath these grasses lie […]
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 […]
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 […]
FREE Ebook – Take Amazing Photos with your Mobile Phone.
We carry our mobile phones around with us whereever we go, so why not learn how to take great photos with them. Pop your email address onto the form and we will email our Free Ebook right away straight to your Inbox.
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) [optinform] 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 […]
16 August 2014 – just 2 months away – Elephant Epic Mountain Bike Tour
Two months away – Elephant Epic Mountain Bike Challenge – 16 August 2014 See the raw beauty of Zambia while giving back.. take on a challenge to ride a mountain bike for 75kms to the Zambezi River from Lusaka. Game Rangers International, a non-profit NGO runs two elephant nurseries for orphaned elephants in Lilayi and Kafue National Park, Zambia. They run community outreach projects sharing experience and knowledge of human/wildlife conflict and anti-poaching initiatives. See the action from 2013 http://elephantepic.org/elephant-epic-2013-pictures/ Do it now for a little over $100, you don’t even have to pack your own tent or cook breakfast […]