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Save the Elephant

Approximately 100 African elephants are slaughtered every 24 hours – that’s one every 14 minutes. And that’s just one of the horrific statistics strewn throughout Lydia Millet’s article, “Save the Elephant,” posted in the Op-Ed section of The New York Times on Sunday, July 26th. If you were sleepily scrolling through the news app on your iPhone while sipping coffee…
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Effective Malaria Treatment for Africa

An Exciting Breakthrough With much relief to us at EXPLORE and to all of our fellow travelers and friends in Africa, researchers from the University of Cape Town “have announced that they have made a huge breakthrough in research for a cure for malaria,” according to Dorine Reinstein of As an African custom tour operator for the past twenty…
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Zimbabwe rises again!

Zim has come back and tourism is PUMPING… and the renaissance goes well beyond Victoria Falls!  Zimbabwe is one of southern Africa’s most diverse and stunning countries. A great hub for any safari (bordering Botswana, Namibia, Mozambique and Zambia) is going through major changes and renovations in areas where wildlife is flourishing once again. A new shared government and the…
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2 for 1 ticket offer to South Africa with SAA! (Must book by July 15th)

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SAA is offering 2 for 1 tickets to South Africa through July 15th (from $1899* RT)! Click the links below to book: TO JOHANESSBURG OR CAPE TOWN (from NY or Washington DC) TO DURBAN (from NY or Washington DC) SAA’s Terms and Conditions: *TERMS AND CONDITIONS: Fares include fuel surcharges and are valid on SAA operated flights from New York (JFK) or…
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Looking for a place to snow ski this summer? Try Africa!

EXPLORE is located in the beautiful ski town of Steamboat Springs CO and as much as we love our great mountain everyone can use a change from time to time.  But who would ever think you could make Africa your next stop to hit the slopes?!  And the time of year to visit works perfectly with anyone trying to get…
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Extraordinary 3-tusk Elephant Sighting at Nxai Pan!

From our friends at Kwando Safaris: While staying at Kwando’s Nxai Pan camp, Stuart Arnold, a Botswana-based professional photographer was amazed to spot an unusual elephant drinking at the waterhole at the front of the camp.  Upon closer inspection it was discovered that the elephant carried an amazing 3 tusks!! The tusks of an African Elephant grow continuously throughout their life –…
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