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Holiday Travel in Africa – 2010 is filling fast!

Want to go to Africa for the holidays?  Go somewhere warmer?  This is a great time to visit but be aware lodges are filling up for 2010. Email us if you’d like more information – – we’d love to help you plan your holiday! THE GREAT MIGRATION Have you always wanted to see Africa’s Great Migration, one of the…
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Thank you to All Chiawa Mini World Cup donors!

EXPLORE would like to personally thank Zambezi Airlines, Courtyard Eastgate in Johannesburg and all other donors for their generous support of the Chiawa Mini World Cup  in the Lower Zambezi.  As we mentioned in a previous blog, Zambezi Airlines donated 4 airline tickets for the project and recently the Courtyard Eastgate in Johannesburg has supplied the hotel rooms that will…
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Epic Flooding in the Selinda Reserve

Published under Country Information,From The Field,Southern Africa on

In northern Botswana the floodwaters have brought an epic event that may truly turn out to be a once-in-a-lifetime experience.  As if the Okavango Delta didn’t offer enough, last year, for the first time in nearly 30 years, the waters of the Delta connected with the Kwando-Linyanti system and flooded the gorgeous Selinda Spillway to create conditions for an extraordinary…
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Zambezi Airlines donates airfare to Explore project!

2010 Chiawa Mini World Cup CLICK HERE to view PROJECT DETAILS (including How To Donate) All funds raised over the amount needed for tournament will go to building much needed safe swimming spots on the Zambezi River! TEXT FROM ARTICLE IN ZAMBEZI DAILY NEWSPAPER by Robinson Kunda: Zambezi Airlines have donated two air-tickets worth US$1000 (about K5 million) to Explore…
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2010 Chiawa World Cup (Lower Zambezi)

EXPLORE is excited to share details with you on our new project in the Chiawa community in the Lower Zambezi… THE SPIRIT OF THE FIFA WORLD CUP comes to The Lower Zambezi April 12TH, 2010 Dear Friends in Conservation and Sport Fans, I am writing to you today to ask if you would like to participate in EXPLORE’s most recent…
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Mapusha Weaving Cooperative (South Africa)

In October 2009, our Exploritas program #15863 traveled to South Africa, and they have since banded together to start something wonderful…  During their trip to Africa, they visited the Mapusha Weaving Cooperative and decided to form “Bushbabies,” a collective effort to raise money in support of this group of women.  The money they have raised so far has helped to…
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Elizabeth Goes To Morocco!

Published under Country Information,From The Field,Northern Africa on

Hello Explorers, I just returned from the most fabulous trip to Morocco, a country of scents, sounds, textures and magical memories!   Here I attended the “Pure” travel show.   “Pure” covered the world but I ran into a number of our friends from Africa who are launching new product or updating the old.  My main purpose in visiting was however to…
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60th Celebration

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EXPLORE sent a group of intrepid travelers to the Congo Basin in 2007.  Even after being attacked by veracious ants while searching for gorillas in Dzangha Sangha, they returned and asked us to design a trip to celebrate their 60th birthdays.  They had a few experiences in mind and we did our best to pick places that would keep this…
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