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AFRICA – The diversity of the Cape

David Attenborough’s ‘Africa’ this week was all about the Cape  From the heights of the Drakensberg to the swamps of Mozambique’s Gorongosa, the programme really showed the diversity of this massive area.

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Tips on coping with altitude in Peru

The first night for most travellers coming to Peru on holiday is Cusco It is the most well-known city in the Peruvian Andes, and in a great central situation for seeing Machu Picchu or travelling to the rainforest.

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Hanging out with Wild Dogs

Kwando's Lagoon Camp is one of the specific camps in Botswana where you can often see wild dogs  I have had really amazing wild dog sightings here previously and I had high hopes for this visit too, even though we only had about 4 hours to find them.

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National Parks versus Private Game Reserves

Many of Africa’s national parks have private conservancies or reserves adjacent to them  For example, the national park of Kruger covers about 1.

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Kilimanjaro – she did it!

Here we are! We made it, all the way to the summit! Months and months of training and planning and here we are standing at Uhuru Peak at a whopping 5895m.

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A boat trip in the Okavango Delta

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KwaZulu Natal – An affair to remember

Meera Dattani is a journalist with an eye for adventure and a love of travel which brings benefits to communities and wildlife in destinations.

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A self-drive safari in Kruger

I have been on a number of guided, self-drive, camping, lodge etc safaris and I have to say that whilst I love the professionalism of the guides, with all their knowledge that I couldn’t hope to learn, the off-roading and being able to get up close to the wildlife, there is nothing quite like driving yourself through somewhere like the Kruger National Park and coming up on anything from a massive bull elephant in must to a tiny mongoose skitting along the roadside.

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Visiting a Maasai market at Longido, Tanzania

"Yeyo takwena" I said to the first Maasai lady I met at the market She fell about laughing! This was my best effort at a newly-acquired greeting in Maa, so it seemed I needed quite a bit more practice.

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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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More about my Bhutan tour

In my post earlier this month about Nepal tours I mentioned that I am sorting out a recce trip to Bhutan.

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Nepal Tours

I had dinner last night at the Nepalese Embassy in London It’s in one of those fabulously grand buildings in Kensington Gardens.

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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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