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Eastern Cape Evening

Fishing in Rhodes, Eastern Cape, South Africa

This entry is part 1 of 11 in the series Getting the Reels in Motion - Fly Fish Africa 2013

This entry is part 1 of 11 in the series Getting the Reels in Motion – Fly Fish Africa 2013(The image on the left is Tony Keitzman in 1992 with a prize winning trout) Leaving KwaZulu/Natal and entering the Free State is also about leaving the brash, California style mindset of that particular part of […]

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Eastern Cape Evening

Small Stream Fishing on the the Bushman’s River

This entry is part 5 of 11 in the series Getting the Reels in Motion - Fly Fish Africa 2013

This entry is part 5 of 11 in the series Getting the Reels in Motion – Fly Fish Africa 2013After spending a week or so at the coast to take refuge from a wave of turbulent weather that washed over the sub-continent towards the end of January, and after taking care of a little bit […]

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Western Breach

Older Climbers and Mount Kilimanjaro: Five Reasons

>> Contact us for more information Eco Travel Africa is specializing in Kilimanjaro for older climbers, baby-boomers, over fifty and over sixty, for the simple reason that Kilimanjaro is a practical objective for older climbers. There is nothing easy about climbing a 19300ft mountain like Kilimanjaro, but it does help that the technical aspects of […]

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Cairo to Lagos

Royal Geographical Society’s Hidden Journeys Cairo to Lagos

View Northern Africa from the air with the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)’s Hidden Journeys The Hidden Journeys Project aims to enliven the flying experience and transform it into a fascinating exploration of the people, places and environments thousands of metres below by providing inspiring information to air travellers about the parts of the world […]

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Dar to Johannesburg

Royal Geographical Society’s Hidden Journeys Dar es Salaam to Johannesburg

View South-eastern Africa from the air with the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)’s Hidden Journeys  The Hidden Journeys Project aims to enliven the flying experience and transform it into a fascinating exploration of the people, places and environments thousands of metres below by providing inspiring information to air travellers about the parts of the world […]

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Royal Geographical Society’s Hidden Journeys London to Dar es Salaam Flight

Fly the length of Africa with the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)’s Hidden Journeys  The Hidden Journeys Project aims to enliven the flying experience and transform it into a fascinating exploration of the people, places and environments thousands of metres below by providing inspiring information to air travellers about the parts of the world they […]

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The Hidden Journeys Project – Travel Africa By Air

Royal Geographical Society’s Hidden Journeys Project The Royal Geographical Society is a highly august institution founded in 1830 by the learned gentlemen of London as a debating and dining society, but also to promote geographic awareness and to provide some intellectual and financial impetus to the exploration of a world that, although broadly speaking mapped […]

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Champion of The Kilimanjaro Forests: Sebastian Chuwa

Tanzania is at the vortex of the African tourist industry, positioned equidistant from everywhere, and packed with just about everything that anyone needs to see of Africa in a compact fortnight’s worth of travel. The integrity and standards of preservation of Tanzania’s national parks are almost unique in Africa, and with iconic names like Serengeti […]

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Crater Camp

Mount Kilimanjaro Crater Camp Abuse

The current buzz in Kilimanjaro is the imminent closure of Crater Camp. I discovered this on my most recent trip when a few mates and I summited via the Western Breach and spent a long and ugly night at Crater Camp. Crater Camp is touted as the last word in isolation on the slightly over-trammeled […]

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