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Africa Geographic Articles
10 tips for your self-drive safari 10 tips for your self-drive safariDate: 12/10/2017

We are spoilt for choice in Southern Africa when it comes to picking safari destinations that offer visitors the opportunity...

Championing the Chobe National Park Championing the Chobe National ParkDate: 12/10/2017

The Chobe National Park is the third largest conservation area in Botswana, covering an enormous area of approximately...

Finding peace in Madagascar Finding peace in MadagascarDate: 03/06/2017

Situated 400km off the coast of East Africa, Madagascar is roughly two and a half times the size of Great Britain...

First aid for snakebite First aid for snakebiteDate: 15/09/2016

Snake bites. Two words with the ability to destroy pretty much any experience in the bush. And let’s be honest, as much as we’d...

The river runs wild in Selous Game Reserve Tanzania The river runs wild in Selous Game Reserve TanzaniaDate: 19/08/2016

Boat safaris are a must when you visit the Selous Game Reserve in Tanzania...

Learn how to do star trail photography like a pro Learn how to do star trail photography like a proDate: 19/08/2016

I think when it comes to landscape photography, night photography is by far my favorite. Finding yourself surrounded by nature...

The Maasai guard over the lions of East Africa The Maasai guard over the lions of East AfricaDate: 16/05/2016

New surveys and estimates suggest that the lion has disappeared from about 80% of its African range – even more alarming...

Getting the perfect focus in your wildlife photographs Getting the perfect focus in your wildlife photographsDate: 24/04/2016

We have recently shared with you a few blogs from the legendary Will Burrard-Lucas, covering a number of tips and tricks...

A beginner’s guide to trekking with gorillas in Rwanda A beginner’s guide to trekking with gorillas in RwandaDate: 11/04/2016

Many travellers have been inspired to adventure into Africa by the renowned movie, Gorillas in the Mist, showcasing...

Camels, nomads and an oasis in Ennedi Camels, nomads and an oasis in EnnediDate: 06/04/2016

Head 900km north-east of Chad’s capital, N’Djamena, and you’ll discover the wondrous Ennedi Plateau...

African farmers think honey fences are the bee’s knees African farmers think honey fences are the bee’s kneesDate: 28/02/2016

In today’s high-tech world, it’s often the simplest solutions that turn out to be best – and an innovative project using...

A very special pangolin rescue A very special pangolin rescueDate: 12/02/2016

This is not just another pangolin rescue story. This is a story of compassion and hope, a story of trans-boundary teamwork...

5 different ways to experience Africa on safari 5 different ways to experience Africa on safariDate: 03/02/2016

The picture that usually springs to mind of an African safari is the quintessential game vehicle roaming across sweeping plains...

The termite queen – a story of survival The termite queen – a story of survivalDate: 11/01/2016

While out repairing roads, our ranger team came across some fresh digging in a termite mound, which we assumed to be the work...

Rats sniff out 13,274 landmines in Mozambique Rats sniff out 13,274 landmines in MozambiqueDate: 15/11/2015

Rats sniff out 13,274 landmines in Mozambique. Minister Oldemiro Júlio Margues Baloi Minister of Foreign Affairs, will declare...

4 reasons to safari in Kafue National Park 4 reasons to safari in Kafue National ParkDate: 08/11/2015

The Kafue National Park is so often overlooked, but tourists are finally starting to see what all the fuss is about. And...

Cape mountain trail set to become one of world’s top hikes Cape mountain trail set to become one of world’s top hikesDate: 08/11/2015

Two mountain trailblazers, Galeo Saintz and Ivan Groenhof, together with a dedicated team of guides and advisors, have been...

Bandit, the dog that protects rhinos and elephants Bandit, the dog that protects rhinos and elephantsDate: 30/10/2015

However, if the poaching epidemic continues at its current rate we will almost certainly see the demise of the African elephant...

The new app for identifying animal tracks The new app for identifying animal tracksDate: 26/10/2015

Our magazine editor tests the new iTrack Southern Africa app, and finds it’s not only good at identifying wildlife...

Mapping the freshwater fish of southern and eastern Africa Mapping the freshwater fish of southern and eastern AfricaDate: 18/10/2015

What is going on beneath the surface of African waters? Relatively little is known about the distribution of freshwater fish...

8 reasons to visit Liuwa Plains National Park 8 reasons to visit Liuwa Plains National ParkDate: 10/10/2015

If you are considering a safari to the Masai Mara or the Serengeti, or you have seen the Great Migration but want to go again...

Video: Wild dog puppy love Video: Wild dog puppy loveDate: 27/09/2015

Limpopo-Lipadi Private Game Reserve has recently been blessed with a litter of 12 wild dog pups. The puppies were first seen...

Drones keep elephants safe in Tanzania Drones keep elephants safe in TanzaniaDate: 21/09/2015

It happens in seconds. Tusks turn towards the sky and the roughly 27,000lb, 13 foot tall elephant stops, scuttles backwards...

4 dangerous encounters while catching the snakes! 4 dangerous encounters while catching the snakes!Date: 07/09/2015

This year, I’ve had some pretty hair-raising, heart pounding, adrenaline-filled experiences while catching snakes. Photos ...

Diving deep into South Africa Diving deep into South AfricaDate: 16/08/2015

I first arrived on the east coast of South Africa in 2011. I remember it clearly as it changed my life. On the invitation...

The leopard and the lamb The leopard and the lambDate: 16/08/2015

It was early morning in December and we were on the look out for a leopard in the Kruger National Park...

The magical Maasai Mara The magical Maasai MaraDate: 07/07/2015

“There’s a lone gazelle up ahead,” said Patrick, our guide through the Maasai Mara National Park. We were watching a pregnant...

Killer whale action in False Bay Killer whale action in False BayDate: 14/06/2015

10 hours of spectacular killer whale action were enjoyed on 26 March 2015 in False Bay! For the past week I have been working...

The lions and the fox The lions and the foxDate: 07/06/2015

One day in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve I came across some members of the Sunday Pan lion pride at their namesake...

Sunrise pictures at Hartebeesport Sunrise pictures at HartebeesportDate: 23/05/2015

Ever since I joined Instagram I have been inspired to work harder and take better pictures of our beautiful country...

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