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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Back to Africa on a Dream

Out of Africa’s little yellow biplane can once again be seen flitting above the East African savanna. Article originally published by High Tea With Elephants “Up in this air you breathed easily, drawing in a vital assurance and lightness of heart. In the highlands you woke up in the morning and thought: Here I am, where I ought to be.” Karen Blixen’s beautifully scripted words from the Oscar-winning screenplay Out of Africa are subtly pertinent to the story of the...
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