Most people think of going to Africa to see wildlife; however, this continent is so varied, there is something for everyone to see, including horticulturists!  As Valentine’s Day recently passed and many receive flowers, thought I’d share some of the variety you’ll find in the eastern & southern countries of Africa. The following three flowers can be found […]

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What’s a Sundowner? It’s an African ‘Happy Hour’ done late afternoon after a game drive.   Staff from the camp scout out a perfect hill and call our guide via radio, advising of the location.  We arrive to chairs and/or laid-out blankets & pillows, an assortment of snacks (chips, seasoned nuts, pickles, cheese & crackers) as […]

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We left off at Breakfast…. Having had our fill of a delicious breakfast and good conversation, discussions turn to what everyone wants to do – another game drive or stay at camp and relax — perhaps enjoying a dip in the pool, being pampered with a massage, or fitting in a nap after such an […]

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A Typical Day on Safari!  To begin with, there’s no way any day on safari can be called ‘typical’ – as you never know what you’ll see or do.  Rising just before the sun around 5:30am, you’re enjoying a nice warm cup of coffee or tea and delicious little cakes that were delivered to your tent […]

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Yes Virginia… from the classic ‘Yes Virginia, there is a Santa Claus’ … You really can travel solo on an African Safari…. I did and would do it again in a heartbeat. The beauty of a safari is that those participating are interested, generally, in the same things you are…i.e., seeing animals, enjoying the varied landscape, meeting the […]

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