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.

Dave Lock
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A single memorable moment

Watching a TV programme set in Zambia’s South Luangwa National Park, I found myself straight back in this most enticing valley.

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Botswana mobile camping safaris

The scratch-scratch noise on the tent was followed by a happy “Good morning” It was day break in Botswana’s Moremi Game Reserve, and tea in bed was followed by a hearty breakfast by the campfire.

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The Landrover’s Return

The Landrover's Return is a quirky bar in Africa  Set in forested hills just outside of a stunning national park, it doesn't really have a wide audience, so its few customers have this gorgeous spot to themselves.

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Surprising Saadani

Saadani is not one of Tanzania’s famous national parks, and many visitors have in fact never heard of it.

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A Safari Camp for all Seasons South Luangwa Safari Camp Bliss at Nsefu.

Sometimes words just aren’t enough And that’s a big statement coming from a travel writer who is as besotted with descriptions and story-sharing through words as myself.

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Best place to see Hippos in Zambia

Kaingo Camp is the best place to see Hippos in Zambia Now, you may find  a trip with the hope of seeing hippos to be quite strange since they’re not normally the most sought after animals when you think of a safari.

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Gibb’s Farm, Elephant cave walking safari

Not everybody knows that elephants dig caves  I had heard that this happens so when I got a chance to go to see one such cave, I decided to take the opportunity.

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Annual Wildebeest Migration

One of the greatest wildlife spectacles in east Africa is the annual wildebeest migration The wildebeest herds are constantly searching for fresh grass after the rains, it is almost impossible to predict when and where the best places are to stay.

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Vultures – love them or hate them – we need them

Love them or hate them, vultures are an essential component of the eco-system of the African bush, yet are worryingly in serious decline.

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