Blog - Africa

Our blogs are another way to find out more of the destinations and experiences you might want to consider when you're travelling.

This library of stories, articles and observations are written by our travellers, consultants, people we work with in destinations, and travel journalists.
Have a look at our 'Interviews' to meet a few of our travellers -- and if you're a Tribes traveller and want to either write a blog or take part in a 'Face to Face with ...' interview, we'd love to hear from you.

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Visiting the Rift Valley Children’s Village

When I was told the children’s village was in Karatu, I figured it would be IN Karatu Ten very bumpy kilometres and 30 minutes off the main road later, we arrived! It might be remote, but it is most certainly a stunning spot.

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A family holiday in South Africa

Making friends at Knysna elephant park As a tailor made travel company, we can of course plan almost any trip that you fancy (within our destination list).

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Robin Pope Safaris

Robin Pope Safaris are one of the most notable and well-known safari companies in Africa So what makes them so special, and why should you consider going on safari with them? Their camps: Robin Pope Safaris have camps in Zambia and Malawi.

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Walking Safaris in Zambia

There’s nothing like walking in the landscape for really getting to understand and appreciate it  You get the smell of  the earth and plants in your nostrils, have time to relish the varied birdlife, notice all the small things as well as the more obvious, and in Zambian parks you also have the thrill of knowing that you could come across wildlife at any time.

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Grumpy Old Men!

Grumpy old men, there’s always one in every family!!! Do you have a member of the family that is too grumpy for words and ruins everyone else’s fun?  Well, apparently elephants do too! On a recent safari in East Africa our vehicle came across a small herd of elephants, approx 15 in the entire group.

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Elephants stuck in mud

We've just heard the most amazing tale from our friends at Norman Carr Safaris in Zambia  Christina tells the tale .

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Uganda gorilla treks

Bwindi Impenentrable National Park in Uganda was gazetted in 1991 and has been a world heritage site since 1994.

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