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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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Tanzania: Unforgettable Safaris and Crystal Clear Water Beaches
Jambo friends! I truly hope all is well… Lately I received a couple of interesting emails, and thought I could share some of my answers on the matter! If it is a concernÂ to some of you out there, it might indeed just be something worth mentioning! In one of the ...
Swimming with the African Penguin at Boulders Beach
Remember my previous post: Swimming with dolphins at Kizimkazi? Well this time, I’ve decided to let you discover another great African destination: Boulders Beach, near Cape Town. The protagonists of today’s story are not dolphins nevertheless. Rather, they are very pretty little creatures: African Penguins! Location Boulders beach is situated ...
A Very Unusual Pet: Jessica the Hippo
Meet Jessica,Â A Hippo Like No Other! Hello all! I’ve had a lot of pets in my young life: dogs, cats, rabbits, guinea pigs…even a bush baby! But a hippo…WOW is the word! The images are truly amazing! Especially since theÂ animal is considered as one of the most dangerous wild creatures ...
Addo – Place of the Elephants
About Addo Addo National Park is situated in the Eastern Cape region of South Africa, alongside the dense valley bushveld of the Sundays River. It is a spectacular park, especially if you’re looking for a peaceful EdenÂ that flourishesÂ with wildlife and unique scenery! As its name entails, the protected areaÂ thrives with ...
Top 10 Most Amazing Animal Footage
1. Battle at Kruger: A Fight for Survival! Perhaps THE most amazing video of the last century… Watch it until the very end…absolutely breathtaking stuff!!! 2. Christian the Lion: The Most Incredible Story! The images speak for themselves! Enjoy 3. A Young Leopard Makes a New Friend! Check out what ...
Interesting Facts About the Giraffe
For obvious reasons, giraffes are the tallest animals in the world. With an eternal neck like that, no wonder, you might say!!! It almost seems as if they come from another planet… Apart from its unmistakably long and unusual neck, what do you really know about the giraffe??? Any ideas? ...
What to See and Do in the Pilanesberg
About Pilanesberg Pilanesberg National park is a very nice getaway especially if you are staying in the Gauteng area. It is only approximatelyÂ one and a half hours away from Johannesburg, and is adjacent to the famousÂ ”Sun City” complex! I truly recommend the destination if you’re planning a quick trip to ...
What You Need to Know about the Kruger
About Kruger Park Kruger National Park is South Africa’s most notorious and largest reserve of the country. With an estimated area of 18,989 square km, it is about half the size of Switzerland (not bad huh…)! One of its initial founders was Paul Kruger (President of the Transvaal state at ...
All You Have to Know About The Big 5
In the African Safari jargon, quite often people talk about “The Big Five”! I would like to see the big 5, OR Please sir, may we try to find the big 5?! While this term seems obvious and explicit to me nowadays, I must admit the first time I heard ...
Zanzibar: Swimming with Dolphins @ Kizimkazi
Hi all! How is life treating you? I truly hope you’re having a fabulous day… Today I’m going to write about one of my “dream come true” experiences: swimming with dolphins! I know for some of you this is something special you have always dreamt of! Well guess what…you can ...