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A young guy who loves travelling, discovering new horizons and meeting new people! Curious by nature! Has had the chance to live in Africa for almost 24 years!
Is very fond of wildlife, outdoor adventures and safaris! Also a great sportsman, and the biggest fan of Justine HÃ©nin! :)
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Raabia Hawa’s Love Affair with Wildlife
An interview with Raabia Hawa, a well-known “Kenyan Radio presenter with a passion for people and wildlife, people for wildlife, and wildlife for the people”. Hi Raabia. Thanks for taking the time to contribute to AfricaFreak. Itâ€™s a real honour to have you, and Iâ€™m sure our readers out there ...
Back to Africa…
That’s right, I’ve decided to return to Africa! I don’t exactly know how yet, or under what conditions, but one thing for sure is that my life belongs over there, and that I want to get involved in African wildlife and conservation matters in a much more concrete way! My ...
Story of the Lemur
How Did Lemurs Get to Madagascar? Lemurs arrived in Madagascar around 62 to 65 million years ago by rafting on mats of vegetation at a time when ocean currents favored oceanic dispersal to the island. Range in Size - The Indri can reach 3.9 ft (1.1 m) with its legs ...
How to Find African Travel Jobs Online
I came across the following website the other day, and thought it might be useful to those of you looking for a specific travel job in Africa. In a nutshell, “Lodge Staff” is great for two categories of people: 1. Job Seekers For people looking for a particular job in ...
What Sound Does a Zebra Make?
While it might not “sound” that obvious, zebras do indeed produce noises. Some of them are very close to what horses sound like, yet they also have a very distinct high-pitched noise that makes them very special! Generally speaking, zebras either bark, bray or snort. Such sound signals may express ...
Do Hyenas Really “Laugh”?
While it may seem like hyenas are “laughing”, the sound they produce is actually used to communicate. Such funny noises may express excitement, nervousness (when confronted by lions for instance), and it is often produced when the animal is on the prowl for food. Other typical hyena sounds consist of ...
What Does a Hippo Sound Like?
I’ve decided to start a little animal sound “concert”. In other words, each week I will feature a different safari sound. Today’s sound of the wild is from our hippo friend. What does a hippo sound like? Hippos grunt, groan, roar and make loud wheezing sounds! Enjoy the hippo show ...
My Masai Mara Safari Highlights
A virtual tour around the Masai Mara (Kenya) in +/- 20 minutes. As you’re about to find out, the park is very rich in wildlife and the setting is just pure beauty! Totally recommended if you get a chance! Enjoy!
“Kuwa Na Krismasi Njema” – FREE Christmas Gift
Dear rafikis (friends), “Kuwa Na Krismasi Njema” (Merry Christmas – Swahili) to you all! “Christmas… is not an external event at all, but a piece of one’s home that one carries in one’s heart.” Freya Stark As a FREE Christmas gift, I’ve decided to share my “Safari Tips 101″ ebook. ...