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Dec 26, 2014

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Last Days of Ivory

Looking for a way to make a positive impact in 2015?  ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ director Kathryn Bigelow has launched a PSA and website about elephant poaching that we think is deserving of your attention.  The film, Last Days of Ivory, and website both aim to put the illegal ivory trade and the terrorists profiting from it out of business in…
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Dec 16, 2014

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Namibia: A different kind of safari

EXPLORE, Inc. recently contributed to an absolutely gorgeous feature on Namibia in the Condé Nast Traveler’s December 2014 issue. As next door neighbor to Botswana and South Africa, two of Africa’s most popular countries to visit, Namibia is an exciting destination that has something very different to offer travelers: a remote safari experience where bright red sand dunes meet the…
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Dec 1, 2014

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WILDERNESS LOSES ITS BEST FRIEND THIS WEEK

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I had the great fortune, kharma, luck, to meet Dr. Ian Player over 20 years ago during my first visit to South Africa. Having dinner at his home with his wife Anne, I suddenly became inexplicably ill and fainted, and the Players insisted I stay on for a few days. Over these days I formed a great and lasting friendship…
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Nov 13, 2014

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Why Do Peru? Peru Has It All

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Although the astounding mountaintop ruins of Machu Picchu are one of Peru’s crown jewels, there are a hundred reasons to visit this fascinating and unique country. Peru has it all: from hiking the Inca Trail to discovering the forgotten temples entangled in the jungle vines of the Amazonian lowlands. Explore the stunning churches in the Plaza de Armas and the…
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Nov 13, 2014

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Ecuador: A small country that’s really packing a punch

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We think Ecuador is worth your attention. Time spent in this lovely little country is restorative. Energizing! If you’re looking for a tranquil retreat and some much needed rest, you can have it. If you want culture and metropolitan nightlife, you can have that too. If you’re looking for adventure, well, there is an endless array waiting for you. And…
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Nov 13, 2014

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Peruvian Ceviche? Fast, fresh and fabulous fish dish.

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Chef Gaston Acurio, owner of La Mar, a lively, crazy popular ceviche restaurant in Lima shares his ceviche recipe here. La Mar has spawned outposts in San Francisco and New York and the menu reads as a kind of encyclopedia of the citrusy cured seafood, with dozens of iterations of this national dish. One taste of the tangy, salty, pepper-spiked…
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Nov 4, 2014

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Open for bizzzzzness: a thrilling new ziplining adventure in Cape Town!

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Ziplining…you’ve heard of it but have you tried it?! SA Forest Adventures in Cape Town is the perfect place to get a first zipline adventure under your belt and if you’ve already zipped, we know you’re hooked and you’ll want to add Africa’s longest and highest to your roster! EXPLORE’s Cherri Briggs along with her husband, Richard, were the very…
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Oct 30, 2014

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President Michael Chilufya Sata (1937-2014)

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The team at EXPLORE was saddened to hear of President Michael Chilufya Sata’s passing on October 28th. Just as his home nation of Zambia celebrated 50 years of independence and stability last week, let us celebrate President Sata’s life and his remarkable influence on his country and his people. Blessings and comfort to his family and loved ones. May he…
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Sep 29, 2014

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Fly-Fishing Frenzy on the Lower Zambezi

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Grab a fly rod and go hunting for tigers- tigerFISH that is. The team at EXPLORE Inc. can hook you up with expert guides who can assist you in finding the world-famous tigerfish that are abundant in the Zambezi River. These waters are free from netting therefore making it the best bet for lots of big fish. The tigerfish is…
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