Uganda: where to meet the Chimpanzees

Uganda has got dense and lush tropical forests that home primates among which include Chimpanzee. Guided nature walks through the forest to track this incredibile mammal , said by scientist to be the closest living relative to human sharing  99% […]

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Uganda, Lake Mburo: the smallest savannah National Park of the Country

Lake Mburo National Park, with its 260 square kilometers, is the smallest of Uganda’s savannah national parks and it is located in Kiruhura district in the western Uganda, about 30 kilometers by road, east of Mbarara, the largest city in […]

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Senegal, Dakar: the pink water of Lake Retba

Lake Retba, is located just 50km away from the city of Dakar. The journey from Dakar to the lake takes about 1 hour and passes through Dakar’s beachfront Yoff quarter  before trailing along the Atlantic ocean and through the small […]

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Tanzania, Tarangire National Park tour: bush elephants & huge baobab trees

Tarangire National Park  is typically combined in an itinerary with Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater and the Serengeti national park since  they are all close enough to each other forming the ”northern circuit’‘. Located at the bottom of the Rift Valley escarpment, […]

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Uganda, Ziwa Sanctuary: a project to save the Rhinos

Driving north-west from Kampala to Murchinson Falls National Park, it is worth a visit to  Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary. Here a Rhino trekking to watch the endangered white rhino is a must and above all this is the only place in Uganda where […]

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Uganda, Murchison Falls National Park

Murchison Falls National Park lies at the northern end of the Albertine Rift Valley and it is Uganda’s oldest and largest conservation area, covering 3800 Km² and home to over 451 bird species (including the highly sought after and rare […]

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Namibia, Etosha Park: tips for a top game viewing destination 

Etosha National Park is located in northern Namibia, about a 5 hour’s drive from Windhoek, the capital of Namibia. This famous game park is dominated by the arid Etosha Pan, a lake that dried up millions years ago. Proclaimed in 1907, Etosha […]

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Namibia, Solitaire: an apple pie in the middle of the desert

Many tourists use Solitaire as a stopover en route to or from Sesriem and the Sossusvlei. It is situated in a very sparsely populated area close to the Namib Naukluft Park ( 80 km ) at the crossing of two […]

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Namibia, Spitzkoppe: the Mattherhorn of Africa.

 Spitzkoppe is a spectacular group of boulder granite peaks in Namibia’s Pondok Mountains. The granite is over 700 million years old and the highest outcrop rises about 1,784 meters above sea level. The peaks stand out in the surrounding flat plains […]

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Namibia, Sossusvlei: the highest dunes in the World

Namibia is renowned for its remote areas and during a trip throughout the country one of the place ‘’ not to be missed ’’ is the Namib desert , the oldest in the World. In the Nama language, ‘Namib’ means […]

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