Category Archives: Photo Blog

Photo Blog: The Water Birds of Sub-Saharan Africa

These are the ‘fisherfolk’ that form an integral part of the ecosystems in the wetland deltas, rivers and lakes of sub-Saharan Africa. Water birds are an important indicator of the health of water systems because their reliance on this habitat …

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Photoblog: 4 Reasons to go on Safari

With another year approaching, you might have reached that ‘Where to next?‘ moment. In a world with so many mind-blowing places to visit, deciding where to go and what to experience is always exciting, if not a little daunting! If …

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6 of Africa’s Weirdest (and Sometimes Dangerous) Wildlife

We dare you to read on about these sometimes dangerous, often scary and always fairly weird-looking creatures that belong to Africa. As Halloween gets ready to knock on our door, we give offer you a treat in the form of …

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Baby Animals of the Maasai Mara

Warning: High risk of a melting heart due to cuteness overload! Having recently taken a photographic trip to the Maasai Mara National Park, Patrick Shah of Journeys Discovering Africa returned from Kenya with a handful of wonderful photographs of baby …

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Photo blog: Africa’s giant fruit bats: The largest bat roost on earth

Marvel at a lesser-known migration to a remote corner of the African continent. Every year from around October to December, up to 10 million giant fruit bats (Eidolon helvum) visit a small part of the Kasanka National Park in northern …

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Photo blog: Where to go birding in Africa

Catch a glimpse of exquisite plumage, decipher lesser known calls and witness the mating rituals of some of Africa’s finest birds. With its impressive variety of biomes that attract diverse fauna and flora, Africa is a birder’s paradise. From the …

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Photo Blog: Zebra Migration Magic

Botswana’s Zebra Migration sees approximately 30,000 striped steeds journey across the Kalahari Desert as they make their way to the remote, and briefly fertile salt pans of the Okavango Delta. Travelling back and forth between the Chobe River floodplains in …

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Photo Blog: Winter Wonderland in Southern Africa

Photo © Mfuwe Lodge A winter wonderland in Southern Africa might not involve snow or Christmas trees, but it offers a myriad of other delights to be enjoyed by travellers. As we head towards the middle of the year, the …

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Photo Blog: Monkey Business on Safari

With their human-like characteristics, cheeky personalities, and seemingly endless energy, monkeys are natural entertainers and always make for fascinating sightings while on safari. Uganda is primate country. While great apes like chimpanzees and mountain gorillas may be one of the …

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Photo Blog: 5 Photos That Will Make You Fall in Love with Kenya

Arguably the most iconic and revered safari destination in Africa, Kenya is a microcosm of Africa and offers a truly authentic African safari experience. From world-famous safari parks, such as the Masai Mara and Amboseli National Park, to troves of …

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