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Final tally for rhino conservation

A massive big THANK YOU to everyone who supported our efforts at raising money for rhino conservation We raised $716 which will support the Botswana Rhino Reintroduction & Monitoring Project run by the Wilderness Wildlife Trust. We couldn’t have done it … Continue reading

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Cheetah Conservation Fund

At the start of our week long visit, when driving north from Windhoek to Etosha, we saw the signboards for Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF). I had been in contact with them years before when living in the UK, but hadn’t … Continue reading

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My favourite surprise

Our days in Etosha were drawing to a close. We still had one full day before we started the extended journey back to Windhoek to catch our flight. And it turned out to be a very special day. The morning … Continue reading

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A day of birds

I woke up warm and happy for the first time in Etosha! I had a failed negotiation with Viking Explorer the night before. I thought, being the kind, caring man that he is, he would be only too happy to … Continue reading

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A magical day in Etosha

That first night in the park (and I think the second too!) I froze. The answer to “how cold can it really get in Africa in Winter?” is VERY! Despite a very good quality winter sleeping supposedly temperature rated to … Continue reading

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Northwards … Etosha here we come!

I eased into consciousness, snuggled warmly under the duvet. The events of the previous day all but forgotten. Today, we could start on our holiday. Now, we would never recommend anyone to visit Namibia for 1 week. It is just … Continue reading

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Not the start I anticipated

I stood forlornly gazing at the lone burgundy wheelie bag circling in front of me on the otherwise empty baggage carousel. A bag that unfortunately wasn’t mine. Sigh. Not exactly the start I had anticipated to our Namibian adventure. Sigh. … Continue reading

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Where the rhino money goes

Have a look at this great video – it is only 6 minutes long, I am sure you have the time. In late 2014, Rhino Conservation Botswana along with Wilderness Wildlife Trust (who we are supporting!) and other stakeholders and … Continue reading

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Raising money for Rhino conservation

As you know, we are passionate about wildlife – it was one of the driving forces behind our decision to explore Africa. We are also very concerned about the plight of rhinos in Africa. We were incredibly fortunate on our  … Continue reading

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Our first reviews are in

We love our readers!  Really we do. The first reviews are in …   We are grateful for the reviews, and quite delighted that our first reviewers enjoyed following our adventure as much as they did: “A great read. Made … Continue reading

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