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Kenya & Tanzania Travel Tales by Emily, Absolute Africa Tour Leader

Thanks for visiting and I’m thrilled to share my travel tales as I take a fantastic group through Kenya and Tanzania on their Nairobi to Dar es Salaam adventure….. 27/07/18 – Today we picked up some new people who are … Continue reading

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Kenya and Tanzania Safari with Philippa & Stephen on Makako: Days 14 – 18

Day Fourteen So this morning we have thirteen tuk tuks waiting for us as our group and the truck from the gorillas now head for the ferry. We are so lucky that it’s a public holiday so the usual hassle is not … Continue reading

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Cape Town, Day 71

The final day on safari and we arrive in Cape Town.  Nestled in a Bay and with Table Mountain as the back drop it is the perfect place to finish the trip.  It is a very western city and it … Continue reading

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Stellenbosch, Day 69 and 70

Wine has been produced in South Africa ever since the Dutch settlement here, more than 400 years ago.  Then the French came as a result of being evicted from France during the Reformation, and they helped to perfect the art … Continue reading

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Fish River Canyon, Day 66

If you were a geologist, Fish River Canyon would be your heaven.  This place has been around for a long, long time.  We may look into the canyon and say, ‘Nice view’. A geologist would see a story unfold and … Continue reading

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Namib Desert Dunes, Day 65

I think this is the most scenic place on the entire trip.  The dunes that are part of the oldest desert in the world are spectacular.  This system of dunes is the largest in Africa and is 110 km wide … Continue reading

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Swakopmund, Day 61 to 64

This town is heavily influenced by its German past and only a few kilometres from the Tropic of Capricorn.  A-frame buildings, German food, German drinks, German language and the occasional German tourist.  The unusual thing is not its quaint German … Continue reading

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Cape Cross Seal Colony, Day 60

We leave the Cheetah Park to make our way to Namibia’s Skeleton Coast. The drive to the coast is very scenic and the best drive day on the tour. You can spend hours taking in the scenery as it changes … Continue reading

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Cheetah Park, Day 59

Namibia has one of the largest populations of cheetahs in all of Africa.  Because of their population numbers they are found outside of the National Parks and come onto local farms and kill livestock.  This upsets local farmers and they … Continue reading

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Etosha National Park, Day 57, and 58

Etosha National Park is the best National park in Namibia to see game.  However in the rainy season like anywhere else in Africa, spotting game becomes more of a challenge.  It all comes down to the 2 essentials you need … Continue reading

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