Archive for the 'Southern Africa' Category

Namibian Coastline Offically Declared a Protected Area

The entire Namibian coastal area, stretching from the mouth of the Kunene River in the north to the mouth of the Orange River in the south, has been officially declared a conservation area. With the declaration of the Dorob National Park on December 1, the last piece of the puzzle has finally been put in place, thus converting the total…
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Stephen Frink Photography – Zambia and Botswana Safari

Photographer Stephen Frink’s blog from his latest EXPLORE African Safari to Botswana and Zambia ( Click here to see the photographs of Stephen Frink’s daughter, Alexa ( I’ve recently come home from an extraordinarily productive photo tour, on safari in Southern Africa, Zambia and Botswana specifically. Organized by our friends at Explore Africa,, this tour began at Lion Camp…
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The Heart of Southern Africa with Singer Rankin (WorldWomenWork)

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Botswana and Zambia – September 2011 Our intimate journey through Southern Africa will be led by Singer Rankin, founder of WorldWomenWork (WWW).  “I had been traveling extensively in Africa and Asia for 25 years and was becoming increasingly concerned about the loss of habitat for wildlife and the seemingly endless cycle of poverty.  One day as I was trekking on…
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South Africa ties Mexico in the 2010 FIFA World Cup Opening Match

Go Bafana Bafana!  South Africa, hosts of the 2010 FIFA World Cup, score first in the opening match against Mexico.  Despite their low international ranking and low expectations from the experts, South Africa came alive in the second half and very close to pulling off the win… Breaking News article from 24News in Johannesburg: THRILLER ENDS IN A DRAW Johannesburg…
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The Victoria Falls Hotel is back!

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The brochures often refer to the Victoria Falls Hotel as “the grand dame of the Falls”… Well in this case the hype is true. A grander queen doesn’t exist in Africa! And she has a new spring in her step after recent renovations which brought the hotel back to its original colonial era glory… with a few nods to contemporary…
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Mfuwe Lodge Reopens after Refurbishment

We are excited to inform you that Mfuwe Lodge, situated in the South Luangwa National Park in Zambia, reopened to guests on the 1st of May, with a brand new look, after a major upgrade and refurbishment.  Whilst the essential structure and design of the lodge remains the same considerable changes have been made to decor, furnishings, lighting and all…
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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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What’s Happening Now?… Sardine Run in South Africa

With more than a billion people in 61 territories and countries covering 11.7 million square miles, there is always something happening somewhere in Africa!  Although the Great Migration of Wildebeest may be the most well known occurrence, there are thousands of events and festivals throughout the continent to keep you entertained on a trip any time of year.  WHAT’S HAPPENING…
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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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