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Cheetah: where there were none before 26 January 2010 by WildZambezi.com No comments yet

A cheetah in the Matusadona: where there were none before. This cheetah pictured on its impala kill by lucky photographer, Derek Smith, in December 2009, is a descendant of a small population of 14 of these lovely animals re-introduced into the Matusadona National Park in the1990s by conservation organization, The Zambezi Society. Cheetah are...

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Once in a Blue Moon 19 January 2010 Goliath Safaris No comments yet

News from Goliath Safaris - Jan 2010 As the sun set on the year 2009, the blue moon rose in all its solar-reflected glory in the east. Its spectacular and partially eclipsed appearance on New Year s Eve did much to silence some of the lingering and discordant notes of the year past. Global warming, financial crises and fallen golf idols were re...

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Zambezi Valley wins "Wonderful Places to Visit" competition! 17 December 2009 by WildZambezi.com No comments yet

The Zambezi Valley has won the Wonderful Places to Visit 2009 competition held by Travel Informed (SA) www.travel-informed.co.za. It was voted this year s Best Destination outside South Africa! Thank you to all Zambezi Valley fans (including Wild Zambezi) who voted. We each received a free listing on the Travel Informed website! Ca...

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Boats at Mana Pools: first feedback 2 December 2009 by Andy Fenwick, Editor, African Fisherman Magazine No comments yet

I have just returned from a week-long fishing trip to Mana Pools. We were one of the first parties allowed into the park under the new boating proposals. Our group consisted of four people, two vehicles and two boats. We stayed at the National Parks self-catering Nyati Lodge. I would classify myself as an outdoor enthusiast - I love outd...

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Bumi Hills:a triumphant come-back 1 December 2009 by Sally Wynn for WildZambezi.com No comments yet

Bumi Hills has been a star of Kariba s tourism stage for most of the lake s 50-year-old history - and like all great ladies of the theatre, her career has been chequered, her fortunes various and her facelifts numerous. Her latest come-back is a triumph. Perched magnificently on top of a hill right above the southern shore of Lake Kariba,...

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Reigning Cats and Dogs 22 September 2009 by Flo Coughlan of Goliath Safaris No comments yet

News from Goliath Safaris - Sept 2009 Every year towards the end of August, the winds of change sweep through Mana Pools. At around noon the wind picks up and then in the late afternoon, thankfully carries itself away again. It s a very necessary part of the season, helping to shed old leaves and spread dry seed pods and its arrival this ...

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Pre-hospital medical plans - a frequently forgotten issue... 3 September 2009 by WildZambezi.com No comments yet

Travel advice is all very useful and important, especially the stuff about what to do in the event of an accident or a medical emergency. Usually the advice is: get decent International Insurance that will get you admitted into a decent medical facility. What is missed, though, is that the most exciting destinations, the get-away-from-it-all ...

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Putting Zim back on the map 29 August 2009 by Dick Pitman (article first published in SA 4x4 Magazine Aug 2009) No comments yet

In January 2009, at the height of the rainy season, I was investigating one of the more exciting stretches of flooded black cotton soil in Zimbabwe s Mana Pools National Park. I had a good vantage-point, since I was up to the knees in the stuff. We ll give it a go, I called to Sally, my wife, who - wisely - was sitting in the comfort of our 80 Se...

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Kariba Dam Wall is safe and professionally maintained 26 August 2009 by The Zambezi Society No comments yet

SUMMARY OF TALK GIVEN BY CONSULTANT ENGINEER TERRY KABELL ABOUT THE SAFETY OF KARIBA DAM July 2009 (Updated March 2014) Prepared by THE ZAMBEZI SOCIETY Terry Kabell is a very experienced engineer who spent many years with Water Development in Rhodesia and then Zimbabwe. More recently he has worked throughout Africa as a cons...

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Police Roadblocks: Help for travellers 9 July 2009 WildZambezi.com No comments yet

POLICE ROADBLOCKS: HELP FOR TRAVELLERS (With acknowledgements to Margaret Kriel s Morning Mirror Radio Programme, ZBC) Here are a few pointers to assist travellers to the Zambezi region with Police roadblocks in Zimbabwe. Note the difference between types of roadblocks you will encounter: MARKED ROAD BLOCKS Marked Roadblocks ...

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