Travel Advisory Issued for Mozambique

via www.news24.com: Maputo – The French embassy in Maputo last week advised against travelling to the troubled central Mozambican province of Sofala, the centre of the unrest between the Renamo rebel group and government forces. The advice follows renewed hostilities after the army seized a Renamo base during a raid on Monday, prompting the group …

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Client Images: Sabi Sand Lions Bonding

Past clients Darren Zipperer and Patrick Richardson recently enjoyed some time at the beautiful Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve in the Kruger National Park, where they happened upon some adult male lions thoroughly enjoying some bonding time. They sent us the images and we just had to share them with you…

Porini Camps Keeps it Light and Wild

Each journey on an African safari is an adventure all on its own. Last month, Porini Camps out of Kenya had some great photographic days out in the bush, and wanted to share their “incredible wild album” with travelers interested in East Africa! In the Ol Kinyei Conservancy… “Um… I think I’ve lost weight, let me walk …

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Introducing Little Chem Chem!

Those interested in a Tanzania safari would be delighted with what they’ll find at Little Chem Chem, which is the latest addition to Chem Chem Lodge and just opened this week. Previously known as Chem Chem Bushcamp, the name has been adapted to Little Chem Chem in order to better reflect the secluded elegance and …

African Safari Consultants Presents: Gorilla Trekking

At the pinnacle of many African safari wishlists is a trek to visit the majestic mountain gorilla – an endangered species, with less than 800 remaining in the world. Tracking these gentle giants in Uganda or Rwanda is a fantastic experience – hiking deep into the rain forest on steep mountainsides, a fair level of fitness …

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Nick Brandt’s ‘The Calcified’ Series

A little while back we featured the beautiful Black and White photography of Nick Brandt – one of Africa’s preeminent wildlife photographers (you can find the post here) – and showcased some of his most wellknown images. This time we’re looking at his ‘The Calcified’ series, which ‘brings back to life’ an assortment of animals …

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African Safari Consultants Presents: Mozambique

“Tropical Island Paradise” may not be typically be associated with an East African Safari, but for the uninitiated, Mozambique offers endless stretches of soft white sand, ideal for post-safari getaways and honeymoons alike. With luxury villas perched right on the water’s edge, two clusters of archipelagos create an aquatic playground in the crystal-clear turquoise waters of …

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Dereck & Beverly Joubert win Outstanding Achievement Award

Dereck and Beverly Joubert are rightly regarded as being amongst the leading conservationists in the world. Having started out as photographers nearly thirty years ago, the Jouberts have become leading proponents of sustainable tourism and conservation in their beloved Africa. Renowned filmmakers, their films have touched the hearts of millions of people around the world …

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Hippo Point – Adventure for Mind, Body & Spirit

Some of the best options for a Kenya Safari involve staying in historic homesteads dating back to the early 20th century. Hippo Point, situated on an idyllic isthmus between the Rift Valley Lakes Naivasha and Oloidien, at a pleasant malaria-free altitude of 6,200 feet (1,980m), is a serene game-rich private conservancy.   “As graceful as …