Author Archive | Peter Baxter

Zimbabwe History & Heritage Tour 2016

Details and Prices In August 2016, after years of thinking about it, I will be launching my Zimbabwe History and Heritage itinerary. This trip will be personally guided by myself, utilizing a few colleagues and local experts, and will emphasize the unique history of Zimbabwe, details of which are all over this website. For those […]

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Arumeru River Lodge – A Tanzanian Oasis

One thing that Tanzania is noted for is the concept of luxury lodges, tented camps and private hospitality establishments that are scattered throughout the country in a number of different environments and situations. The big hotel chains and more high profile establishments obviously dominate the industry, but discreet, secluded and quite often privately owned establishments […]

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Two Week Southern Africa Regional

Countries: Zimbabwe/Botswana/Mozambique/South Africa Here is the home of the most concentrated combination of natural and human history. From the vast natural heritage of Botswana and Namibia to the extraordinarily well preserved heritage sites of South Africa, and the form the beaches of Mozambique to the great inland waters of Kariba and the Zambezi, southern Africa […]

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Serengeti National Park

From the moment the cobbled boots of a European explorer kicked up dust in East Africa the plains of Serengeti have captured the imagination and defined the quintessence of wild Africa. Nowadays this iconic region falls under the protection of the Serengeti National Park, which is part of the spectacular family of national parks and […]

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The History of Boko Haram

The Historic Social Divide in Nigeria Colonial Nigeria The modern state of Nigeria, as it is recognizable today, came into being in 1914, with the creation of the British Colony and Protectorate of Nigeria. This was the defining moment when the vaunted British theory of Indirect Rule found practical expression, and the point at which […]

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Kilimanjaro Machame Route

 The fundamental Machame Route itinerary is the same as Lemosho Route, with an airport pickup, one night accommodation included. Machame Route is typically regarded as one of the most scenically spectacular routes, but it is a popular route, and can sometimes be busy. It is a good length, however, with plenty of opportunity for acclimatisation. […]

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