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How disability enabled my safari
In the Selous Gordon Rattray found there was more to appreciate than the wildlife
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Snake, battle and bowl
Travelling along the Garden Route in South Africa last October, we stopped at a place called Timber Village, in Knysna, where woodcarvers make bespoke furniture from indigenous natural wood. Some of their pieces, such as tables and doors, were huge, and contained detailed craftsmanship.
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South Luangwa National Park, Zambia
Christina Carr of Norman Carr Safaris writes in with a story that mercifully doesn’t have a sticky end.
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Madagascar
Travel Africa reader Tash Findlay writes about her love of Madagascar and offers advice on how to avoid the island getting under your skin (literally).
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Wild wild Jozi

South Africa has long been associated with magnificent wildlife and world-class game reserves.

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Nigeria
Amanda Hale looks back on some poignant moments from her time living in Lagos.
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Serengeti gate, Tanzania
Thanks to a raging flood, Shariq Siddiqui enjoyed a unique evening with the Maasai.
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Sand River, South Africa
James Crookes, a guide at Singita Sabi Sand, is eagerly anticipating his first look at a new leopard litter.
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Ethiopia & Lake Turkana
Jake Koopman has won many battles on his travels, but lost one that was very close to his heart.
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The silent noises

Neil Neron, of Bearded Heron Safaris, writes in with a unique take on the sounds of the bush.

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Felling for love

Neil Heron of Bearded Heron Safaris writes in with a unique story of seduction.

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Four cycle across Africa to the Cup
Follow four young adventurers as they cycle from London to Cape Town in time for the start of the World Cup...
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Snow on Sinai

Andrew Lowton of Leicestershire writes to tell us of his climb to the summit of Egypt’s Mount Sinai with his wife. It turns out they got more than they asked for.

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A new addition

While many people are thrilled to have witnessed a ‘kill’ – one of the African wild’s most dramatic life-and-death moments – Mirek Trela found pure joy in a love story, though it was no less gory…

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Dr Livingstone finally discovers Kafue

Elizabeth Livingstone, winner of Travel Africa’s Spring 2008 Subscribers’ Competition, is back from her prize trip – a Zambian safari with Kafue Lodges. She’s written to tell us all about it.

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A day to remember

Christopher Inguanti of West Virginia sends us an excerpt from his journal from a Botswana safari with CC Africa and Aardvark Safaris.

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Agnes and the flattened tent
Gordon Rattray worked in Africa as an overland driver in the mid-nineties. At this time Chobe’s campsites had not yet been fenced off to prevent hippos wandering in after dark, and one of his clients had a rather close encounter…
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Resting Peacefully
John Jasper of Truro, UK, came across an extraordinary sight on his recent three-week holiday in Madagascar.
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Anything for a bargain
In the latest instalment from her Kenyan travel diary, Alison Roberts of Bury St Edmunds, UK, tells us about a shopping experience she’ll never forget.
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Into Accra
Charlie Inglefield, currently working in West Africa, explores the sights and sounds of Ghana’s capital.
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Turning 40 in the Mahale Mountains
What better way to celebrate a big birthday, writes Dr Martin Milton of Wimbledon, than by chimp-trekking in Tanzania.
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Soft spot for lions
Sue Williams from Abersychan near Pontypool, Wales, is full of praise for the Kenyan safari experience.
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Safari so good
Kathy Stanford of Cambridge, UK, the winner of our Zambian safari competition (Edition 29, Winter 2004/5), tells us all about her amazing holiday.
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Dawn raiders
Intrepid traveller Alison Roberts of Bury St Edmunds, UK, has written to Travel Africa with another excerpt from her action-packed Kenyan safari diary.
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Elephant on the road!
Mike and Lyn Seamons, the winners of our Namibia safari competition (Edition 28, Summer 2004) tell us all about their trip.
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Savuti Lions and the lost Hippo
Mark & Lizette Carlson, Managers of Savute Safari Lodge tell us about Lion activity not far from their camp.
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Monday at Robin Pope Safaris

Linda Stevens of Robin Pope Safaris in Zambia writes in to tell us about a typical start to the week.

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Stranded!
Alison Roberts of Bury St Edmunds, UK, wrote in to tell us about how she and her husband survived a sticky situation while on safari in Kenya.


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Mandinka Muso
When holidaying in The Gambia, a little language-learning goes a long way, as Carmen Lee of Oxford, UK, discovered to her delight.
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