Monthly Archive for June, 2010

TANZANIA: Swala Camp Swala Camp is located in a remote and beautiful setting of majestic acacia trees in the southern Tarangire National Park. During the main dry season between June and October this is one of the most exciting places to be in Tanzania and the waterhole within sight of Swala Camp is one of […]

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Gombe Stream National Park

The Gombe Stream National Park is situated in western Tanzania. It is Tanzania’s smallest park – accessible only by boat. The terrain is made up of steep valleys, rolling hills with vegetation that ranges from grassland to alpine bamboo and tropical rainforest. It is most notably known as the park where Jane Goodall conducted her […]

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Ruaha National Park

The Ruaha National Park is Tanzania’s largest, covering an area of 20 000km² in the interior region. It is part of a larger ecosystem that includes the protected areas of the Usanga Game Reserve and the Rungwa Game Reserve. The park is named after the Ruaha River that runs through its south eastern area, attracting […]

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Mahale Mountains National Park

The Mahale Mountains National Park which lies on the pale sandy shores of the fresh water Lake Tanganyika in western Tanzania is home to some of Africa’s last remaining wild chimpanzees. It is one of two protected areas for chimpanzees in Tanzania, the other is the Gombe Stream National Park – made famous by Jane […]

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Masai Mara

The Masai Mara Reserve is unfenced and is the continuation of Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park Reserve, situated in south western Kenya. The Reserve has been named after the Masaai people who inhabit the area and is known for its large populations of Big Cats and the annual migration of zebra, wildebeest and Thomson Gazelle. It […]

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Shaba National Reserve

The Shaba National Reserve lies north of Nairobi in Kenya in the eastern corner of the Samburu ecosystem. It has its own special place in Kenya’s wildlife history as it was the place where Joy Adamson, naturalist and author of the book Born Free, released Elsa – the lion that she adopted and reared as […]

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Lake Malawi

Lake Malawi is one of Africa’s Great lakes and is the southern most lake in the Great Rift Valley of East Africa. Situated between Mozambique, Malawi and Tanzania it is the third largest lake in Africa, measuring 360 miles in length and its clear water waters are home to more species of fish than any […]

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Cape Town’s Top 10 Attractions

1) Table Mountain Cableway The Table Mountain Cableway is one of Cape Town’s most memorable experiences – offering a bird’s eye view of the city below with spectacular views in all directions from the revolving cable car. The cableway climbs to a height of 1067 metres where you will find a variety of paths and […]

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Stone Town – Zanzibar

The World Heritage Site of Stone Town or Mji Mkongwe (meaning ‘ancient town’ in Swahili) is the cultural capital of Zanzibar. With very little having changed over the last 200 years the town is infused with Arab, Persian, Indian, European and African influences and is a fine example of an East African coastal trading town […]

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Joys Camp in Kenya

Shaba is incredibly beautiful with its rugged hills, undulating plains and striking red soil offering a stark contrast to the picturesque ribbon of green riverine woodland that borders the life giving Ewaso Nyiro River in Kenya. This terrain with great rocky kopjes (small hills) and lots of springs supports an amazing abundance of wildlife as […]

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