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Sovereign Houseboat, Lake Kariba
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Sovereign Houseboat: Chasing Sunsets on Lake Kariba

Our trip through Zimbabwe had multi-faceted intentions. We of course wanted to ignite our senses within the untamed and wild landscapes of its national parks, chase sunsets, experience life-changing animal encounters, as well as observe and reconnect to nature. We also aimed to enrich our understanding of the importance of community projects, and how local

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Shashani Matobo Hills
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Time Travel with Shashani Matobo Hills Lodge

We sat on the precipice of the lawn at Shashani Matobo Hills Lodge, dawn slowly rising over the Shashani Valley, gifting granite rock with the first warmth of day. Rob Burrett and I embraced sunrise, a moment of silence on the cusp of birdsong, serenading in the morning. Clasping our mugs of tea with both

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Sunset Sessions with Camp Kuzuma, Botswana

Botswana had been a dream destination of ours for many years. Having been bitten by the Africa bug on a previous journey, there was simply no denying ourselves a return visit. Travel was summoning us loud and clear and within moments we were planning itineraries, packing our bags and answering the call. Through our research,

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Nantwich, Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe
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Five Love Languages of Nantwich Lodge, Hwange

Every so often, one needs to speak the language of relaxation – to rejuvenate, reboot and reconnect. There is no place better to do so than immersed in Hwange National Park, surrounded by the wild, held by comfort. Here we are able to be present, focus on nurturing our love languages within the relationships of

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Beneath the Albida Trees: The Heartbeat of Mana Pools

Mana Pools is the definition of wild Africa – untamed, remote and abundant with wildlife. Time spent here, beneath the apple-ring albida trees, offers unparalleled game viewing and photographic opportunities, with Mana’s light and beauty unmatched anywhere on the African continent. A small park with a big soul, an exploration of Mana Pools emanates an

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Masumu, Binga
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Exploring Zimbabwe: Masumu River Lodge, Binga

Zimbabwe’s charm resonates from one side of the country to the other, its rich and varied landscapes irresistible to the safari aficionado. From the untamed terrain of Mana Pools, to the uncharted waters of Lake Kariba, with the gentle and cultural rock domes of the Matobo Hills and the abundance of wildlife in Hwange, Zimbabwe

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Mogotlho, Khwai River: Mokoro Magic

Botswana emanates the essence of untamed Africa, enveloped in luxury. It seems to simultaneously encompass both guaranteeing an immersive safari experience, wrapped in comfort. This most certainly was our experience during our stay at Mogotlho lodge on the Khwai River in the Mababe concession – a truly beautiful and wild journey in the heart of

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Shashani Matobo Hills
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Shashani Matobo Hills: In the Footsteps of Giants

A recent exploration of Matobo Hills introduced us to the more gentle and cultural side of Africa, set amongst giant granite domes. Matobo National Park is a landscape where the earth is decorated with the footsteps of rhino; a place where the veil between heaven and earth is thin. Matobo holds a magic like none

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Rising above the Earth with Camp Kuzuma, Botswana

“Why is it you can never hope to describe the emotion Africa creates? You are lifted. Out of whatever pit, unbound from whatever tie, released from whatever fear. You are lifted and you see it all from above.” Francesca Marciano  (Italian novelist and filmmaker; extract from “Rules of the Wild”) Rising over the African earth,

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Mana Pools National Park: Where Dreams Come True

Mana Pools has always been on my bucket list. Its famous golden light between the Cathedral of Albida trees, its standing elephants, the Zambezi River and its raw, wild nature have all been lifelong desires to witness. For a long time, it seemed an unreachable travel goal and would simply remain a fantasy – however,

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