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Rubondo Island National Park

Lake Victoria is the largest lake in Africa and the second largest in the world. The tiny island of Rubondo is only a speck in this vast lake, being 26km (16 miles) long and 10km (six miles) wide. Rubondo National Park consists of a main island with 12 much smaller islands and the expanse of […]

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Southern Pare Mountains – a letter

There are no hotels or lodges in the Southern Pare. It is difficult to reach this part of Tanzania – that is, it’s difficult for a tourist. This area does not cater for Westerners, and this for me was the attraction. I had been on a Serengeti safari, climbed Mount Kilimanjaro and even travelled to […]

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Guide to the Serengeti

There is so much more to the Serengeti than the Great Migration. These endless plains contain valleys, hills and woodland as well as the open plains that seem to stretch out forever. Every time of year offers something different, something special. However, the Great Migration seems to be the only thing on the itinerary. The […]

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Sleepy Fundu Lagoon

Fundu Lagoon has beautiful beaches and is on the south-western side of Pemba Island. This sleepy island is an ideal place for a honeymoon or just to relax and unwind. For the more energetic, Pemba is listed as one of the top diving locations in the world; there is a fully-equipped PADI Resort Diving Centre […]

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East African Safari

Lodge Safaris in Tanzania… I will try to avoid the travel clichés of “unique”, “off the beaten track”, and “renowned for…”. These tired terms are used over and over again for almost every destination in Africa! The lodge safari is the best way to see this lovely country. Tanzania has so much to offer, so […]

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