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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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Dancing with whales

We’ve all heard about whalewatching from boats or shore, and a few companies are now offering the possibility of actually swimming and snorkelling with whales in the wild. Is this a good thing? Some whalewatching operators in the South Pacific island kingdom of Tonga advertise the possibility of swimming and snorkelling with humpback whales during […]

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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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An enquiry from West Africa

"'Before the death of my father on february2005 in a private hospital here in Nouadhibou he secretly called me on his bedside and told me that he has 15 TONS DRIED WHALE PENISES...' Our resident paleontologist, Dr Trev, doesn't normally interest himself in the penises of whales. They're a bit too fresh. However, he has agreed to attempt an approximation of how many individuals may have been castrated." Trevor Dykes examines one of the weirdest 419 scams yet...

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British Expat Newsletter:
1 December 2004

This week: Rabbits - now the most populous mammals in Britain after humans and rats; and dogs - a nuisance if your neighbour's isn't properly kept under control.

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