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Tales around the Campfire 16 June 2020 Wild Zambezi No comments yet

It’s the start of the safari season along the Zambezi, and winter has set in. The nights are cold but the sky is clear and the stars are magnificent. Warmth and companionship gather together around the focal point of a blazing campfire. It’s time to swap stories about today’s wild adventures - or to share some of the funny or sc...

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The Wild Zambezi Culinary Collection 16 May 2020 Wild Zambezi's travel network partners One comment

Inspired by weeks of kitchen domesticity as a result of the COVID-19 Lockdown, WILD ZAMBEZI would like to pay tribute to the skill and expertise of chefs, kitchen staff, barmen and guides who never fail to produce an astounding array of delicious safari treats in some of the Zambezi s remotest places. So, we asked our travel network partners to ...

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RESULTS of our Post Lockdown 'TRAVEL LOCAL' SURVEY 14 May 2020 Wild Zambezi One comment

WILD ZAMBEZI is delighted to present the results of our TRAVEL LOCAL SURVEY FOR ZIMBABWE RESIDENTS How will you travel after the COVID-19 Lockdown? Thank you to the nearly 100 Wild Zambezi followers in Zimbabwe who took the time to respond! We apologise if you were only allowed to choose one answer to each question, but well done to t...

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SURVEY FOR ZIMBABWEAN RESIDENTS - How will you travel after the COVID-19 Lockdown? 27 April 2020 Wild Zambezi No comments yet

ZIMBABWEAN RESIDENTS - HOW WILL YOU TRAVEL AFTER THE COVID-19 LOCKDOWN? As Zimbabwe slowly emerges from weeks of lockdown in the face of the Coronavirus threat, we all face an uncertain period and difficult choices. Our travel industry has been severely hit as the world s travel horizons have shrunk. Now is the time for some new ideas, dire...

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The Story of Kanga: The Remotest Paradise 8 March 2020 Jabulile for African Bush Camps No comments yet

It’s dusk. The still air is hot as is my breath. I can’t resist taking another image of the large golden orb sinking below the horizon leaving in its wake rich hues of pinks, purples and misty blues with trails of grey clouds. I sigh contentedly and take a sip of my ice-filled gin and tonic. “There are lions!” I exclaim s...

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Where have all the vultures gone? 25 February 2020 Marianne Betts, Africa Albida Tourism No comments yet

The Africa Albida Tourism group, owners of Victoria Falls Safari Lodge, report that at the end of 2019, there was a worrying downturn in the daily number and diversity of vultures visiting their well-known vulture “restaurant” the Vulture Culture Experience (pictured below). Victoria Falls Safari Lodge estate wildlife supervisor ...

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The Victoria Falls Anti-Poaching Unit: boots on the ground and eyes on the future. 10 February 2020 Wild Horizons No comments yet

Victoria Falls has many wild and wonderful things, from the world’s largest curtain of cascading water to acres of sprawling wilderness and a diverse wildlife population. However, poaching is a harsh reality, and if ignored and unchecked, would cripple Africa’s eco-system. While Victoria Falls may be home to The Smoke That Th...

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Green Season safaris - put it on your Bucket List today! 8 February 2020 Gwen Wawn - Safaris 4 Africa No comments yet

The term “green season” is often used as a euphemism for the rainy season by travel authorities and operators around the world. This period in Zimbabwe and most of Southern Africa runs from mid-November to March and you will certainly see a transformation to the flora and fauna which turns the dry bush into a green wonderland. ...

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To be a Safari Guide is to be a Master of all Trades 12 January 2020 African Bush Camps No comments yet

Zimbabwe s safari guides deserve their reputation as being among the best in the world. They are subjected to a much longer, more stringent and more rigorous training to achieve a full safari guiding licence than in most other countries. It is this that gives them the edge. But some safari companies, like African Bush Camps, take this one...

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Remote rescue training - on location at Bumi Hills 11 January 2020 ACE Air & Ambulance No comments yet

In December 2019, Bumi Hills Safari Lodge on Lake Kariba, hosted an unusual group of guests. Teams of paramedics from ACE Air Ambulance spent three days at the lodge undertaking an extremely intensive training course in Remote Rescue coupled with a team-building exercise. ACE Air Ambulance is Zimbabwe s top provider of emergency...

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