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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.
Enjoy!

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Bhutan ‒ Thimphu’s Tshechu

Brandishing a graphic, over-sized wooden phallus, a young man dressed rather like a pantomime clown gambols across the monastery’s courtyard.

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The Wild dogs of Lagoon Camp

We chased the chasers. Could these cute puppies be savage killers? The alpha female had a warthog dinner on her mind.

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The Secret of Great Travel Writing

Travelling is one of the great joys of life. But those peak moments of discovery and exploration, when we are elevated from the routines of our everyday lives, are fleeting and, if we’re not careful, soon forgotten.

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Indri in Andasibe, Madagascar © Ryszawy,Shutterstock

Searching for an indri in Madagascar

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Black-maned Kalahari lions

From our cosy beds, we listened to the roars all night. They seemed to be getting closer as dawn broke.

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Peru’s Sacred Valley, Walking the Inca Trail.

It’s a long walk from the Sacred Valley of the Incas to the ancient citadel at Machu Picchu. This famous Inca Trail takes you high above the Urubamba River into the mountains where the air is clear and fresh, though a little thin! And if the altitude doesn’t take your breath away the views certainly will, as you look out from trails with evocative names like Dead Woman’s Pass to the magnificent snow-capped peaks of the Peruvian Andes.

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Let’s hear it for the Guides!

They’re an essential part of your holiday, but often overlooked. So, trying to redress the balance, here’s our tribute to the sterling work done by the guides, in the words of our clients.

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India Moments

Night Walking in Mumbai People are on the streets: talking, sipping tea, weaving in and out of stalls selling sugar cane, nuts and chocolate.

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Aaron Millar – travel writer and photographer

This months interview is with Aaron Millar. Describe yourself in no more than 3 words. Not usually still.

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Mike Gerrard – Travel Writer

The month's interview is with Mike Gerrard, a freelance Travel writer. Describe yourself in no more than 3 words.

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River Journeys in Zambia’s Emerald Season

It’s gumboot weather and the Zambian wilderness is revelling in it. During the rainy season, Zambia’s untamed garden is the South Luangwa.

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Amar Grover – Travel Writer

Tribes is delighted to present an interview with Amar Grover who is a freelance travel writer and photographer.

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Nairobi National Park – Nairobi Tented Camp

Nairobi National Park. As a serial safari goer it wasn’t high on my list of places to visit but I had some time to spare whilst waiting for my family to join me for a holiday in Kenya.

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Nelson Mandela: A Duty Completed

Nelson Mandela wanted to be remembered as someone who "did his duty on earth".   This means that he felt he had a responsibility towards earth.

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