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Three destinations in Botswana off the beaten track

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Tailormade African Safaris by the Safari Legends Botswana Holidays take a look at three lesser known destinations in Botswana – and why you should be visiting them. 1. Tuli Block The Tuli Block is situated on the Eastern side of Botswana, bordering Zimbabwe and South Africa. The landscape is unique, characterised by spectacular rocky [...]

A Week in the Bush Vol. 143

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Tailormade African Safaris by the Safari Legends The reserve has received quite a bit of rain this past week and coupled with the long grass, our Safari Team had their work cut out for them.  Despite this, we once again had some wonderful sightings.  Herewith some of the highlights from the past [...]

My dream come true at Sabi Sabi

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Tailormade African Safaris by the Safari Legends I always say to my guests “Every safari is unique, you never know what you’re going to see next!”. These words are so very true… but today it was more significant than ever! Many girls fantasise about their wedding day throughout their lives and spend [...]

Meet Rob and Ingrid Baas GMs of Bisate Lodge

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Tailormade African Safaris by the Safari Legends Kate Collins chats to Rob and Ingrid Baas, incoming General Managers for our newest lodge – Bisate in Rwanda. Our Zambian and Namibian guests might recall meeting them at our camps in the Kafue or at Sossusvlei… here’s to a happy reacquaintance if you have – or [...]

From Dust to Bloom

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Tailormade African Safaris by the Safari Legends The Lowveld is an amazing place and it is incredible to witness the changes from the mild winter to the lavish and ever so green summer months. I thought I would share some of it with you. Let’s start with winter. I am going to [...]

A New Hide at Scotts Pan

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Tailormade African Safaris by the Safari Legends It is not 100% ready yet, but it is worth talking about. There is a new hide at Scott’s Pan in our Hwange concession which is going to be an overnight sleep-out for guests who want to experience a night under our starry southern skies. Right now [...]

Spectacular Kings Pool Camp

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Tailormade African Safaris by the Safari Legends Kyle de Nobrega and Ruth Nussbaum are at Kings Pool Camp in the Linyanti right now. Says Ruth, “It is absolutely spectacular and the amazing woodland that surrounds this region is as green as it gets.” Feast your eyes on the beautiful photo essay they have shared [...]

Network Premiere: Soul of the Cat

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 Tailormade African Safaris by the Safari Legends NAT GEO WILD - 14 FEBRUARY MIDDLE EAST: 15:45/19:25/23:40  SOUTH-EAST ASIA: 18:45 BKK/JKT, 19:45 HKT SOUL OF THE CAT Great Plains Conservation's co-founders, Dereck & Beverly Joubert showcase their new film, Soul of the Cat, on Nat Geo Wild's #BigCatWeek. Filmed on location in Great Plains' Kenya [...]

A Green Season Safari by Ollie Porote

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Tailormade African Safaris by the Safari LegendsExplorations Private Guide Ollie Porote spent some quality time on a summertime safari in the Kalahari and Okavango Delta…I met my guests at Maun Airport and we flew to Kalahari Plains Camp. After freshening up we met back in the main area for high tea before heading out on [...]

Stop and Smell the Roses

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Tailormade African Safaris by the Safari Legends &Beyond’s trademark touch of understated luxury is a golden thread that runs throughout our lodges. From our famous, “you’ll never want to get up”, seven-layer beds and our decadent dessert trolleys overflowing with sinful treats, right down to the unexpected champagne trees and [...]

Magic in the sands of Desert Rhino Camp

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Tailormade African Safaris by the Safari Legends Between two rivers, the Orange in the south and the Kunene in the north, is a land of gravel plains, red and white desert dunes and arid bushveld. It is quiet here, being one of the least densely populated countries in the world, and seemingly barren. Prolonged [...]

The bullfrogs of Cheetah Plains

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Tailormade African Safaris by the Safari Legends There are many animals residing in the bush of Sabi Sand Game Reserve, some that only come out when the right circumstances present themselves. And so it was on the morning of 29th of December 2016, after a heavy night of rain, we got an unexpected glimpse [...]

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