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Face of Africa with Joe & Angelo on Sparky Days 5-10

Face of Africa with Joe & Angelo on Sparky Days 5-10 Days 5 and 6 We treat ourselves this morning with a special breakfast of sausages, bacon, baked beans, eggs, toast and a mixed fruit salad. We are sad to say goody to the people here at … Continue reading

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Face of Africa with Joe & Angelo on Sparky – 8th July – Days 1-3

Face of Africa with Joe & Angelo on Sparky – 8th July – Days 1-3. Written by Joe Day 1 We left Discover Rwanda Youth Hostel after breakfast at 7.30am and drove through the capital city of Kigali to the Genocide Memorial.The Rwanda Genocide was of course the 1994 mass killing of Rwanda’s Tutsis and Hutu … Continue reading

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Namibia Nomad – Days 20-22

Namibia Nomad – Days 20-22 The voting ballot doesn’t lie and ‘Come Dine with me/Absolute Africa Master Chef’ winner this safari, was Group B – The Desert Mexicans! Our first day in Stellenbosch, the Mexicans and I went out for … Continue reading

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Day 5 Maun

This morning we left the Okavanga Delta. The idea of returning to civilisation was met with a certain degree of regret and we said a sad goodbye to the Polers. Once back in Maun we did however welcomed a dip … Continue reading

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Days 22 & 23 The Grumeti & Serengeti

It felt like the home run has begun! We headed back to nature, spending the afternoon at Ikoma Bush Camp. In the evening we jumped into 4×4 safari vehicles for a night drive, and saw hyena, Genet, bush babies and … Continue reading

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Day 19 Rwanda

Farewell Uganda – it has been great but is time to move on! We had a quick drive to the Rwandan border and marvelled at the hilly green Rwandan landscape on our way to the Capital city of Kigali. Once … Continue reading

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Days 15 & 16 Chimpanzees & Lake Bunyoni

Another early start saw us heading out into the rainforest to go chimpanzee trekking. As our guide hacks us a path through the trees and bush, the scenery is gorgeous through the trees and bush. We were in luck as … Continue reading

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Day 14 Lions!!

We were up at sunrise to see what other animals Queen Elizabeth National Park reveals to us. We saw a herd of elephant with very young calves, watched loads of kobs grazing and listened to the strange noises they make. … Continue reading

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Day 8 & 9 Jinga

It’s up early and a sad farewell to the beautiful highlands, but the sadness is short lived as we are on our way to Jinja – East Africa’s adrenaline and party capital! Jinja sure lived up to its reputation, on … Continue reading

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Days 13 & 14 Jinja

Jinja – the adrenaline capital of East Africa! Everyone was pumped up and looking forward to experiencing the fun to be had there. Some of us headed off in the afternoon to see the source of the Nile. Others soaked … Continue reading

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