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The Best Destinations for a Wildlife Holiday

The Best Destinations for a Wildlife Holiday

One of the best things about traveling to different areas of the world is the incredible wildlife that you can find. Everybody enjoys watching the majestic creatures that you see in nature documentaries, but this does not compare to seeing the animals in real life in their natural habitat. If you are an animal lover […]

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The Real Africa, #TheAfricaTheMediaNeverShowsYou

Travel teaches. You learn on the road through your experience, especially when you keep the right mindset. Travel shows you the different side of a place you thought you knew. And travel to Africa really opened my eyes to the continent. Now, the hashtag #TheAfricaTheMediaNeverShowsYou is trending on Twitter for good reason. The view of […]

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On Safari in Africa to View the Big 5

On Safari in Africa to View the Big 5

At one time in my life, the Big 5 represented a professional services firm. Two of the five (Arthur Andersen and KPMG) employed me and paid my salary for ten years. Ah, but those days are behind me. Now, after my African adventures the Big 5 represents the African Big 5. Five special animals all […]

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Sunset Sunday – Safari on the Chobe River

Sunset Sunday – Safari on the Chobe River

After watching my first sunset on the Chobe River from the shore, the next night I captured the moment from the river during an excursion into Botswana’s Chobe National Park just the other direction from the Namibia and the fishing village. On a day where I drifted passed a herd of thirsty elephants and witnessed […]

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Drifting along the Chobe River, Botswana

Drifting along the Chobe River, Botswana

Here two Hippos are joining friends in the river. you don’t often witness Hippos on the move, we were fortunate. In the distance, you can see a few other tourists taking in the view of the elephant in the back. And all this is just a few meters from the herd of thirsty elephants. The […]

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The Thirsty Elephant Herd along the Chobe

The Thirsty Elephant Herd along the Chobe

After witnessing the excitement of a single elephant on the edge of the river taking a drink, the boat headed a bit deeper into Chobe National Park. Then as we drifted, a breeding herd came for a sip. By the end of my African adventure, my ‘elephant in the wild’ counter may have topped 100 across […]

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Sunset Sunday – The Chobe River, Botswana

Sunset Sunday – The Chobe River, Botswana

On a day when I traveled through four countries. A flight from South Africa to Zambia, than a bus through Zambia, Zimbabwe and into Botswana I eventually arrived at Chobe Safari Lodge. After the welcome drink and a scented, cool, wet towel to freshen up, I decided to walk to the river’s edge to see my […]

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