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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 …

Cheli & Peacock Wins Again!

Finding a world-class African Safari tour in Kenya isn’t difficult, but for anyone looking for spectacular, Cheli & Peacock’s accolades continue to grow. Andrew Harper’s coveted Reader’s Choice Award, given to only the world’s 20 best safari lodges, was just awarded to Elsa’s Kopje - the latest in a string of award wins, readers once again …

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Tanzania: Africa’s Gem

The largest country in East Africa, Tanzania boasts an incredible natural diversity and is one of the premier ‘Bush & Beach’ safari destinations. An abundance of wildlife, pristine beaches and a wide range of adrenaline activities means that a luxury safari in Tanzania is easily adapted to whatever your vacation requirements might be – it truly …

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A Weekend at Grootbos Private Nature Reserve

A couple months ago I received an email from Grootbos Private Nature Reserve inviting me to spend a weekend there to check out just how one of South Africa’s preeminent ecolodges goes about its business. I gave it a cursory glance, flagged the email without much thought and carried on with my day. Fast forward …