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Olare Orok in Winter’s Heat

‘The conservancies that surround the Mara National Park are an extension of the Mara-Serengeti ecosystem and along with the Maasai people whose land it is, the…

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Destination East Africa

Lakes, Rivers, Game Reserves, Mountains and Islands you don’t want to miss if you don’t have to. TANZANIA Lake Natron, Monduli Africa’s great rift valley is…

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Turning The Tide

Are you reducing your plastic usage? Refusing plastic straws and disposable plastic containers, choosing to carry baskets and reusable metal water bottles? The UN has a…

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Off Road Cycling Event

Hearts pumping, sweat beads forming and evaporating, muscles twitching and spokes spinning the dust. The spokes that hold the wheel together are elements in exact balance.…

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Life in the Crossing

 High above these plains, is the heart from which mighty arteries flow to feed the savannah. I’m watching the hippos wallowing, frolicking, wading and snoozing…

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Contented Wanderer

‘Not all who wander are lost’ J. R. R. Tolkien Searching for the unicorn with magical powers and trekking up the highest mountains to see flying…

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Tea Drinking Affected by Weather

By Leonie Joubert Heavy rains hit Murang’a county in south-west Rwanda in December 2015, causing landslides that took out over 2 000 tea bushes. Flooding also…

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Crashing Crowns

The Crested Crane has inhabited Uganda’s swamps and fields long before the coming of tribes in its territory. To the different tribes of Africa, the call…

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In Winter’s Trail – Part One

This morning, there are more dazzling heaps of feathers, outside my window – sparrow hawk hunts, fast and clean with a maximum scattering of feathers, almost…

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