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Africa

As vast as it is diverse, encompassing desert, savannah, rainforest, mountain ranges, lowlands, stunning coastline and vast inland lakes, Africa is a continent rich in dramatic scenery and natural beauty. Visiting Africa, you can see the world’s most prolific concentration of wildlife in their natural habitat, experience the warmth of African tribal people and their diverse cultures and beliefs, travel through stunning landscapes and challenge yourself with some amazing adrenalin-fuelled adventures.

Climbing Kilimanjaro

  Standing at a staggering height of 5895 metres, the iconic snow-capped peak of Kilimanjaro can easily be found at the top of any adventurous traveller’s wish list. But what is it really like to climb to the highest point … Continue reading

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Victoria Falls to Johannesburg – Part 1

  “I have to begin by admitting that Africa was not a high priority on my travel list”, says travel agent Simon Pacey. “It was the kind of trip I was happy to put off until much later in life. … Continue reading

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Best places to visit in June

  The ninth part in a twelve part series on the best places to visit when. June is all about the wonderful wildlife and stunning landscapes of Namibia, the Roman ruins and sublime coastline of Turkey, the sandy beaches and azure waters of … Continue reading

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This is Namibia

  No matter how you try to describe the beauty of Namibia, no words can quite capture it. Whether you are speaking of the vast shifting sand sea of the ancient Namib Desert, attempting to express the splendor of the … Continue reading

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Thirteen is a lucky number for lion conservation in Africa

  It might be unlucky for some, but 13 is definitely a winning number for the lions of the Dambwa release pride in the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park in southern Zambia. Part of the African Lion and Environmental Research Trust’s (ALERT) … Continue reading

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East Africa Encompassed

  Whether you want to track the Big 5, mingle with the Masai,  learn about the diversity of African culture, travel through spectacular landscape or simply laze by the beach, East Africa is the place to be. For a game viewing adventure … Continue reading

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The social glue that holds a successful pride together

Since 1975, the African lion population has decreased by an estimated 80-90%, and numbers continue to fall.  The African Lion and Environmental Research Trust (ALERT) is working to conserve this iconic species before it is too late for the King … Continue reading

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Protecting new generations of the African Lion

Since 1975, the African lion population has decreased by an estimated 80-90%, and numbers continue to fall.  The African Lion and Environmental Research Trust (ALERT) is working to conserve this iconic species before it is too late for the King … Continue reading

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On The Go Tours adopts orphan African elephant

This holiday season we received a very special gift and are now the proud foster parents of Murera, an orphaned elephant who now lives happily at The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust in Kenya. Here is the story of little Murera, from how … Continue reading

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Photo Showcase – Wildlife spotting in Africa

Africa has some of the most beautiful and fascinating animals in the world. Nowhere else can you see such a diverse amount of wildlife in one place. From the famous ‘Big 5’ (lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo) to the … Continue reading

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