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Africa – where can I go on safari?

It’s been several months since we were able to travel freely and, like me, you are probably itching to get back out on safari. But which countries can you visit? The short answer is ‘not many’. The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) currently advises against all international travel, apart from designated safe corridors. There are no African countries that[…]

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Kenya takes positive action

Like make other African countries that depend on revenue from tourism, Kenya has been hit very hard by the Covid-19 pandemic, with many lodges and camps lying empty in what should be their peak season. Aware that travellers will be looking for both reassurances and incentives to start travelling again, and that they will be competing with other safari destinations,[…]

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Rhino River Camp, Meru NP joins Porini Camp Group

Exciting news! Rhino River Camp (Meru) is now part of the Porini & Gamewatchers Safaris portfolio.Located adjacent to the Rhino Sanctuary of Meru National Park and protecting over 60 acres of indigenous forest it offers a great base from where to explore the wilderness of Meru National Park. Meru National Park Meru National Park, situated in northern Kenya, covers an[…]

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So you’ve got 4,000 dollars

What kind of safari can you get for US$4,000? A short while ago we were contacted by some professional photographers from the USA. They wanted to go on safari in Africa, in particular they wanted to witness the great wildebeest migration, but their budget was tight; the cost must not exceed US$4,000 per person. Now, I can hear some of[…]

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Great Places to stay in Africa

Camps & Lodges with the WOW! factor Someone just asked me “What is your favourite camp in Africa?” How do I pick just one? I’ve been fortunate enough to stay in so many amazing places. Faced with this challenge and a few idle hours over the festive season I thought I’d try and at least narrow it down to a short-list.[…]

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