Blog - Safari

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!

Dave Lock
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Call:  01473 890499

We love a good travel tale! Read some of ours, and maybe send us one of yours if you've travelled with us.

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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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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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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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Migration: An ‘almost’ river crossing

Many people have seen the famed river crossings of the annual wildebeest migration on programmes such as BBC wildlife and National Geographic, but what you might not know is how long the build up is before an actual crossing happens.

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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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Are you feeling lucky?…

…said Jane, as we climbed aboard the Land Rover with Peter, our safari guide and Ali, our driver After a moment’s thought, Peter replied, “Yes!” We knew that he knew what we meant.

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The road to The Tides – and the elephant on the runway

If you’re travelling from Saadani to The Tides, and are offered the chance to make the journey by road rather than by the short trip by air, grab it! It’s about a two-hour drive and you see a fascinating slice of Tanzanian life en route as you travel along the wide, dirt road.

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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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