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Eswatini Best in Travel 2020 by Lonely Planet 22nd January '20

Best in Travel 2020 Lonely Planet

Eswatini has been named one of the world’s top countries for travellers in 2020 by world-leading travel authority Lonely Planet. The country receives the accolade in Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2020, the highly anticipated annual collection of the best travel destinations, trends, journeys and experiences to have in the year ahead. “Petite, pleasant and packed…read more…

Wild Horses of Namibia 22nd January '20

Wild horses are not found throughout southern Africa because the climatic conditions are not ideal for horses to live in. Horses were introduced by European immigrants with the colonization of southern Africa. But where did these horses come from and why did they chose to settle in the Namib Desert, where temperatures soar and food…read more…

Lilac Breasted Roller – A Bird of Many Colours 22nd January '20

Lilac breasted roller

I love the lilac breasted roller, it is such a colourful bird and the flash or turquoise it gives in flight is wonderful. Here are a few facts about this unique bird: Males and females are the same. They have syndactyl feet which means the second and third toes are fused together. The lilac breasted…read more…

Days 4 & 5 of the Fish River Canyon 21st January '20

The ground began to shake and I could hear the pounding of hooves approaching me at breakneck speed, I stood rooted to the ground with my heart in my mouth. It had been another early start, we were making the most of the cooler temperatures and this time we were up around 4 o’clock in…read more…

Fish River – Day 3 29th November '19

“Anna, are you awake?” “Mmmm, shhhh, not really.” It was about 4 o’clock in the morning and I had had the worst sleep ever, that is if I had actually got to sleep. My bunged up nose was feeling better I just wanted to get out of this campsite, the campsite of doom. “Anna,” I…read more…

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