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Ngamiland East, Botswana
There's nothing quite like visiting a game reserve in Africa, especially since the animals run free and the humans are behind bars. During a late day drive through the verdant plains of Moremi, in Botswana, our driver spotted two male lions,...
Oudtshoorn, 6625, South Africa
Ever ridden an ostrich? Well, I did. In Oudtshoorn, on the Western Cape of South Africa, I discovered a little farm where, among other activities, ostrich rides are on offer. Believe me, it's not as easy as it sounds. First the poor critter's head...
I've been to many deserts around the world, but one of my favorites is the Kalahari, which extends about 350,000 square miles and covers much of Botswana. Part of the reason is because the Kalahari is really a savannah that supports a lot of plant...
Okavango Delta, Botswana
One of the most blissful experiences in Africa is gliding on a mokoro through the lush wetlands of the Okavango Delta in Botswana. There is a serene quiet as you move through tall green grasses and lily pads. You need to be poled by an expert...
Old Marine Dr, Foreshore, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
Rolling through five countries in 14 days, the opulent Pride of Africa whisks passengers from the tip of South Africa to Tanzania’s largest city. The trip includes two nights at a five-star game lodge, a sunset cruise on the Zambezi River, and...
A superb short vacation where we stayed at the Guernsey Game Reserve, Thornhill Safari Lodge (www.thornhillsafarilodge.com). Thornhill is situated in a premier eco-tourist area with several different animal rehabilitation center. The staff and...
If you happen to travel to West Africa, specifically Senegal, you will no doubt find yourself in the capital, Dakar. Here you will witness a real African city, a true mixture of luxury and dilapidation, wealth and poverty. On the outskirts, along...
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