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Kariba: a first time experience 12 November 2011 by Guus Thomas-Verweij No comments yet

It is 6am and I am about to leave Charles Prince, a quaint little airport to the west of Harare, on the final leg of my itinerary to Lake Kariba in Zimbabwe. The sun is rising behind me into a cloudless sky. Tourism is the focus of my visit to Kariba. I have come to advise on the upgrading of the Cutty Sark Hotel (see picture below)- one of ...

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A fitting 50th! 4 November 2011 by WildZambezi.com No comments yet

The 50th Anniversary Kariba Invitational Tiger Fish Tournament (KITFT) held between 26th and 29th October 2011 was a spectacular festival and a truly memorable occasion enjoyed by more than 2000 enthusiastic anglers and their supporters. Mana Meadows reports: Long after the fishing-shirt tans have faded, the tiger have been mounted and t...

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Catch a Tiger in Kariba! 18 October 2011 Cheryl Robertson, EturboNews.com No comments yet

Fishing enthusiasts from all over the world keen to reel in a tiger are gearing up to take on one of Africa s most aggressive predatory game fish in the annual Kariba Invitation Tiger Fish Tournament (KITFT) at Lake Kariba in Zimbabwe. The biggest tiger fish ever caught in this competition weighed 12.735 kilograms, and the 2009 record hold...

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Paws for Thought 25 August 2011 by Goliath Safaris No comments yet

News from Goliath Safaris July/August 2011 A crisp and clear Mana winter s evening is so still that you can sometimes hear the night fall. Unlike in summer, when at the end of the day the sun wearily lays itself down on the horizon; in winter it rushes to put itself to bed. One minute it s a giant red orb just above the mountains acros...

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Mana Pools: proposed new lodge development 8 August 2011 by WildZambezi.com No comments yet

A new 24-30-bed Nyamepi Lodge, tourism development is proposed on the Zimbabwean banks of the Zambezi River in the Mana Pools National Park and World Heritage Site. An Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is underway for the proposed lodge which is to be sited 3 kms downstream of the Parks HQ at Nyamepi, on the eastern bank of the Mana River...

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Victoria Falls Viewing Points Explained In Detail 29 July 2011 Articles-direct.co.uk No comments yet

Victoria Falls, one of the largest waterfalls in the world, lies in southern Africa, on the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe. This is one of the 7 natural wonders of the world. The falls are fed by the Zambezi River. This is locally known as ‘Mosi-oa-Tunya‘ which means the ‘Smoke that Thunders‘ For a considerable dista...

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Mana Pools road network expanded 24 July 2011 by WildZambezi.com No comments yet

Several new road tracks have recently been opened up in the hinterland forest areas of Mana Pools (away from the Zambezi River) in an effort to reduce visitor traffic pressure on the ecologically-sensitive floodplain alluvial terraces that make this Park so special. Mana Pools is becoming an increasingly popular destination for self-driv...

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Steve Pope: Professional Guide Extraordinaire 21 June 2011 by Wild Zambezi No comments yet

It is with deepest regret that WILD ZAMBEZI reports the tragic death of Steve Pope, one of the Zambezi Valley s most experienced professional guides of long standing. Steve succumbed to cancer on 15th May 2011, aged just over 60, after a long and successful wildlife safari career. Through his semi-participatory safaris, bushwalking, campi...

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A Legend Leaves Us 7 April 2011 Chipembere (Mwinilunga) Safaris No comments yet

One of my most enduring memories is that of one of my first visits to Nyamepi Camp in Mana Pools in Zimbabwe. Our children were under ten at the time, and our photographs show sunburnt, healthy youngsters, with big smiles on their dusty faces as they played. In many of the prints, there is an elephant browsing nonchalantly in the background. Thi...

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Zimbabwe has the best climate on Earth! 4 February 2011 by WildZambezi.com No comments yet

We ve heard this before... but they re saying it again. According to International Living Magazine s 2011 Quality of Life Index, published this January, Zimbabwe ties with the Mediterranean island of Malta for having the best climate on Earth! And here s the proof! This happy picture, taken by Melissa Wynn, of her family in the swimming...

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