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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 HĂ©nin! :)
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Best African Safari Resources on Scribd
Scribd is a great website that allows you to view and search for a variety of different documents and books. I did a little research on “safari-related” terms and came up with a couple of resources that you may find helpful. I thought I’d share them with you… 1. Going ...
Top 5 Most Popular Safari Activities
1. Game Drive A game drive safari is by far the most popular way of exploring the African bush. Game viewing is typically conducted early in the morning (6-8:30 AM) and late in the afternoon (4-6:30 PM) when animals are most active. Vehicle types range from open 4 x 4â€™s ...
Top 5 Most Striking Differences between African & Asian Elephants
Elephant Joke Just for fun! An animated jeweller called the police station to report a robbery. “You’ll never believe what happened, Sergeant. A truck backed up to my store, the doors opened. Out comes these burglars and they lead an elephant out of the truck. The elephant then breaks through ...
How to Plan your Holidays to Zambia
I have just compiled a new video on how you should go about planning your vacation to Zambia. The video includes two “must visit” websites you should consider. Enjoy! Michael Any Other “Zambia-Related” Travel Resources to Share? Please comment below in the comments section. Thank you!
African Safari Attractions in Numbers
What is Mt Kilimanjaroâ€™s Height? Mount Kilimanjaro is one of the highest freestanding mountains in the world (ranked 4th) and the highest peak in Africa. It rises at 5895 m (19 340 feet) above sea level (Uhuru peak). What are some of the Major Characteristics about the Victoria Falls? While ...
Top 5 Best Things to Do Around Africa
Recently, the best thing to do in Africa was no doubt to attend the 2010 World Cup. But that was only temporary and now that itâ€™s over, here are some other, more permanent, suggestionsâ€¦ Sightseeing in Marrakech When someone mentions Africa, Marrakech probably isnâ€™t the first thing that comes to ...
What Makes the Mountain Gorilla So Special…
Scientific Name The Latin name for mountain gorillas is Gorilla beringei beringei. Habitat The mountain gorilla inhabits the tropical rainforests of Central and Eastern Africa; in Rwanda (Volcanoes National Park), the Democratic Republic of Congo (Virunga National Park), and Uganda (Mgahinga Gorilla National Park & Bwindi Impenetrable Forest). Species The ...
Born to be Killed: The Dark Side of the World Cup
While I don’t usually like to share these kinds of images, in some instances you just HAVE TO! As you probably know, the World Cup is well on its way now, and South Africa is the center stage of a battle for glory, pride and money! On a different level ...
5 Key Reasons to Consider Night Drives
1. The Atmosphere Thereâ€™s just something about night drives that you can only understand once youâ€™ve experienced it for yourself. Something about the darkness, the atmosphere, the slight breeze and chill effect, the various noises and sounds of the wildâ€¦an amazing feeling! I don’t know about you, but I sometimes ...
Top 10 Most Popular Safari Destinations in Africa
If you are fortunate enough to have the opportunity to embark on a safari for a vacation or holiday, then you understand that there are many safari destinations to choose from. However, if you are looking for something specific in your safari destination, perhaps this brief rundown will help make ...