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Fair Trade African Adventures

Fair Trade African Adventures

Guest Post by Alexis Bonari. If you want to experience Africa while giving something back, fair trade tours in South Africa are the way to go. Clean Break: 500 New Ways to See the World by R. Hammond and J. Smith reveals five tours that will help you minimize your ...

 

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April 4, 2011

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Top 5 Most Beautiful African Overland Spots

Top 5 Most Beautiful African Overland Spots

NB: The selection of places is based on my recent Africa overland trip, and was compiled from my own point of view. This is MY top 5…what’s yours??? 1. Lake Bunyonyi Overland Resort, Uganda What to look forward to… – The “spectacular” view of the lake. – The tranquility of ...

 

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Author: Michael Theys

March 31, 2011

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AfricaFreak Selected for IgoUgo's Best of Travel Award

AfricaFreak Selected for IgoUgo’s Best of Travel Award

Exciting news for AfricaFreak, yippie! Indeed, AfricaFreak has been selected for IgoUgo’s “Best of Travel” award. Our team of travel editors and experts find your content engaging and valuable to the online travel world, and we’re going to tell our members about you. We’re honoring your excellent work by featuring ...

 

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Author: Michael Theys

March 30, 2011

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Two of My Favourite Places on Earth

Two of My Favourite Places on Earth

Guest Post by Kate Turkington. I’m the quintessential old Africa hand – I’ve lived in Africa (West and South) for most of my life, I write for Fodor’s on East and Southern Africa, as well as being a regular columnist and travel writer for the South African Sunday Independent. I’m ...

 

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March 29, 2011

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To Be Wild, or not to Be Wild...

To Be Wild, or not to Be Wild…

What’s your threshold? It may seem like an unusual question, but when it comes to heading out into the wilds of Africa, it’s actually quite an important one. Because what you can handle – or perhaps more crucially, what you can’t handle – can be pivotal in making your safari ...

 

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Author: Sharon van Wyk

March 28, 2011

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Elephant Encounters...Good or Bad?

Elephant Encounters…Good or Bad?

I love African elephants. They are absolutely the ultimate icon – large, impressive, magnificent and supremely intelligent. And very much “like us” in their behavior and range of emotional responses. Indeed, when you get up close and personal with an elephant, you find out very quickly that there’s an awful ...

 

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Author: Sharon van Wyk

March 23, 2011

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Take a Gambling Break from Your South African Safari

Take a Gambling Break from Your South African Safari

South Africa draws plenty of tourists looking to take part in the safari experience, with guided safari tours of Kruger National Park, Sabi Sands, and the Timbavati Reserve among the most popular. A variety of tours and packages are available, from very pampered, luxurious experiences in private lodges and retreats ...

 

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Author: Michael Theys

March 22, 2011

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Cute Baby Zebra's First Steps into Life

Cute Baby Zebra’s First Steps into Life

One of the highlights of my recent overland trip has to be an incredible baby zebra scene we experienced right beneath our eyes whilst in the Ngorongoro Crater. The footage was captured only a few minutes after mother zebra had given birth, and it shows all the stages baby zebra ...

 

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Author: Michael Theys

March 17, 2011

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A Look at Some of SA’s Top Responsible Lodges

A Look at Some of SA’s Top Responsible Lodges

Last week I highlighted the great work being done by Fair Trade in Tourism South Africa (FTTSA) in setting the benchmark for sustainable and responsible tourism in South Africa’s safari industry. So this week and next I thought I’d take a look at a few of the outstanding FTTSA certified ...

 

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Author: Sharon van Wyk

March 14, 2011

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Going on Safari? Guide to the Basics in Local African Languages

Going on Safari? Guide to the Basics in Local African Languages

If you are planning a safari and you’re interested in learning some African languages, then you’ll be pleased to know that you’ve already made a start, as the word ‘safari’ is Swahili for ‘journey’! And what a journey it will be. Africa is a diverse continent of arid deserts, lush ...

 

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Author: Michael Theys

March 11, 2011

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