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A Cheetah’s Tale

We’ve thoroughly enjoyed reading HRH Princess Michael of Kent’s account of rearing (and releasing to the wild) a cheetah cub, ‘Tess’, when a teenager living in Mozambique. Through her delightful personal story, the book also gives a great insight to this part of Africa and, of course, to the animal’s …

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Specialist photographic safaris

Photo copyright CNP Safaris Imagine a herd of elephants splashing across the Chobe River a few metres in front of you, a lioness stalking her prey across the Serengeti plains, thousands of wildebeest thundering past you in the Masai Mara, or carmine bee-eaters taking flight in Luangwa… and then capturing …

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20-20 Vision

What are the hot new places you should be visiting in the future? Mark Stratton has consulted the travel trade, journalists, conservationists and others to compile a list of 20 extraordinary, off-the-beaten-track destinations with great potential Which African destinations will we be visiting over the next 20 years? When Travel …

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Sand and deliver

2017 is the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, a trend that has gained momentum over the past 20 years. Since 1997, the options on the continent’s coastline have improved considerably, with beach escapes becoming increasingly accessible, diverse, ethical and eco-conscious, says Gabriella Mulligan The sharp, loud ‘snap’ sounds …

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Does Africa offer good value?

Recently, I remarked with some consternation: “35% increase, you must be joking!” Never before had the industry seen such a horrific increase in the cost of staying at safari lodges in one year, especially as it seemed to be across that particular country’s entire industry. The actual increase was compounded …

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How things have changed!

Safari for Real guide and author Lex Hes reflects on the changing nature of guiding I’ve now been in the African safari tourism industry for over 40 years and, with Travel Africa celebrating 20 years of publication this year and reflecting on changes in the safari industry over that time, …

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