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Travel Blogs Across Africa and India

Hyena in Kruger National Park

Kruger’s carnivores

Lions, hyenas, cheetah, leopard, what more could you ask for on a safari ? Where to see Kruger’s carnivores and have a genuine experience.

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Student Expedition to Eswatini to build pre-school

UK’s SHSK school pupils support Mhlumeni

A group of about 16 pupils from St Helen and St Katharine High School (UK) have shone the proverbial light for hundreds of emaSwati children.

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Mbita kitchen Project build

Mbita Opening Ceremony

The Opening Ceremony of the new kitchen at Mbita Primary, Eswatini, can only be described as a truly different experience and very memorable.

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Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe

Bungee Jumping at Victoria Falls

With my back to Charlotte and my feet tied together whilst attached to a bungee cord. I was doing a double bungee jump at Victoria Falls.

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Mokoro the Okavango Delta

How to see the Okavango

The Okavango, one of the world’s largest deltas, is “the river that never finds the sea”. A visit to Botswana should include the Okavango.

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Group walking safari in Eswatini

Walking safaris in Eswatini – walk in the wild

Walking safaris in Eswatini is a truly memorable experience. The Kingdom encourages you to explore its parks and nature reserves on foot.

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Prickly African Porcupines

Prickly African Porcupine

If you want to see African porcupine and the elusive honey badger then you need to stay at the wonderful Okonjima Bush Camp.

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African savannah of Etosha

Driving in Etosha

Only 160 km wide but it will take you all day to drive across Etosha. Wildlife include lion, elephant, cheetah, rhino & herds of antelope.

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Dining out in Magical Mkhaya Eswatini

Magical Mkhaya

A visit to Mkhaya, Eswatini, is very memorable; stay in private cottages deep in the bush, track rhino on foot and dine out under the stars.

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Desert rhino tracking in Damaraland

Desert rhino tracking in Damaraland

There is something special about tracking desert rhino in Damaraland, Namibia. A sense of anticipation seeing these rare animals in the wild.

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Guests on a Chobe River safari

Chobe River Safari

A Chobe river safari gives a different perspective of wildlife. Get close up and personal with hippo, fish eagles and elephants.

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Machangulo Beach Lodge view of sea

Machangulo Beach Lodge – peaceful and inspiring

Machangulo Beach Lodge is the perfect place to relax after being on safari in Mozambique and Eswatini. The setting is gloriously stunning.

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suggested reading


Ladies Detection Agency by Alexander McCall Smith
When the Lion Feeds by Wilbur Smith
Book about African Wildlife
House of Stone by Christina Lamb
Sense Africa Five Ways by Jenny Bowen


Kim by Budyard Kipling
A Passage to India Book
A Suitable Boy by Vikram Seth
India after Gandhi by Ramachandra Guha
India's Unending Journey by Mark Tully

recommended travel guides

The Wildlife of Southern Africa by Vincent Carruthers - Travel Blogs

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