Ecotourism and African Safaris

The topic of ecotourism has certainly generated much debate surrounding the exact definition. However, it is now widely accepted that most ecotourism strives to expose travelers to natural settings, particularly those regions with an established sense of sustainable land usage and conservation. So, with all of this in mind, you should definitely be informed about the environment and culture of the places you visit during your next African safari. Wouldn’t it be amazing...
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Couch Safari – The Visual Splendor of Africa in Cinema

If you’re in safari holiday preparation mode, consider embracing this exciting energy from the comfort of your own living room. Invite the magical African essence to your home by watching these Safari themed movies. First up on your movie list is Out of Africa, filmed in 1985. This Hollywood classic offers a unique glimpse into Kenya’s breathtaking landscapes. But that’s not all, because you can also soak up the captivating drama and romance of Meryl Streep and Robert...
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Photography: How to Capture the Decisive Moment on Your Safari

Part of the magic of going on an African safari is having the opportunity to capture a myriad of unforgettable moments through the technological wonder of photography. You can’t immerse yourself in this African natural wonderland without compiling a photo album of vacation highlights to share with your friends and family.   You will be happy to know that you don’t need to be Ansel Adams to make the most of your safari photography opportunities. Nor do you need the...
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A Tiny Trunk to Remember

Out of the tall grass they emerged, with swaying gaits and thirsty upheld trunks. The arrival of these beautiful pachyderms was so in tune with the peaceful atmosphere and the calmness in my spirit that I almost felt like saying, ‘oh here you guys are, right on time’… At DumaTau Camp in Botswana’s Linyanti Reserve (on the western boundary of Chobe National Park), you have the unique option of swapping one of your afternoon game drives for a luxurious cruise aboard the...
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