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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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Finkelstein Family Safari

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Our trip – organized by Explore – to Botswana and Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe in late June was perfectly planned by Elizabeth providing us a myriad of animal life and creature comforts that could not be improved upon.  We – family of 4 with two older children – stayed at four locations: three in Botswana – Pom-Pom Camp, Gunns Camp, and…
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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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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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Zimbabwe is Open for Travel!

The travel ban for Zimbabwe has been lifted. It’s a good thing, because Zimbabwe is one of southern Africa’s most stunning countries. Much more than the man in power and the widespread plight, Zimbabwe offers some of the most awe-inspiring national parks chockfull of wildlife and adventure. As the country stands on a precipice of rebirth, an exploration of what…
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