Issue 13 (Autumn 2000)
Autumn 2000

Life in the Serengeti · Kenya's Laikipia Wildlife Forum · Zimbabwe's Eastern Highlands · Kimberley · Madagascar's Vanilla Crop · Sercrest of Damaraland · Elephants of Botswana's Chobe · Malawi's Blantyre and Lilongwe · Uganda Revealed · Adventure Safaris · Breeding of Barbary Lions · Photoschool: The Serengeti



Madagascar: Vanilla
Despite vanilla being commonly used in the west, few people realise that Madagascar is responsible for most of the world's crop. Hilary Bradt investigates.
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Activities: Adventure Holidays in Africa
Spice up your safari by including some form of activity in your itinerary. No matter your age, budget or fitness, adventure takes on many forms in Africa. Not only will you have fun, it will add another dimension to your holiday. Here's an idea of what's on offer.
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Activities: Africa By Bicycle - Leg 4
Leg 4: Central African Republic, Cameroon, Nigeria, Niger, Burkina Faso.
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Wildlife: Barbary Lion
Work to determine its genetic blueprint will boost the efforts already being made to breed the Barbary lion in captivity. Chris Hellier reports.
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Zimbabwe: Eastern Highlands
It was the year of Kennedy's death. I had been in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) for three months when the editor of the newspaper where I worked posted me to the Eastern Highlands. "You're single, aren't you?" he asked gruffly. "Well, there's plenty of romance up there. Lots of hills and waterfalls, birds, butterflies and unusual people. It should satisfy your hopelessly poetic mind."
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South Africa: Kimberley, City Profile
As the site of the biggest diamond rush in history, Kimberley is one of the most historically influential cities in southern Africa. Its mining activities may be dwindling now, but has it lost any of its pioneering character and energy? Story and pictures by Steve Lunderstedt.
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Kenya: Laikipia Wildlife Forum
Something exciting is happening in Kenya. With the formation of the Laikipia Wildlife Forum, a whole region is pulling together to establish the country's new tourism - and conservation - heart. Story by Kuki Gallmann.
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Malawi: Blantyre & Lilongwe
John Douglas looks at the changing faces of Malawi's two major cities.
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Rwanda: At a Glance
Landlocked Rwanda is one of Africa's smallest and most densely populated countries.
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Tanzania: The Great Migration
Nothing can adequately prepare you for a place like Serengeti. I still remember the vivid mix of colours, the intensity of the light and clarity of the air, the sounds and smells of the great herds. Here you see a Pleistocene vision, life as it must have looked before man stepped upright into the savannah. Pictures and Text by Jonathan and Angela Scott
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Uganda: Sample Safari
Sample Safari is a regular column designed to give you an insight to the range of safari options available throughout Africa. In this edition, Claire Foottit reports on a whirlwind tour of lodges and game parks in Uganda.
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