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A Hippo Love Story

A long while ago – back in 1995, I met a woman known to the locals in Zimbabwe as Madam Mvuu, which translated into the Shona language means literally ‘Mrs Hippo’.  Back when I was aspiring to be a wildlife conservationist in Africa, something that seemed like an impossible dream a
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Two spots available – Okavango this year!

Two spots have opened up on my Okavango Delta safari this year (26 Nov to 3 Dec) due to 2 unrelated cancellations.  If you are a couple or a single who wants to bring their best mate on one of the most incredible adventures you’re ever likely to have, with me as your host, this is your chance!
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Okavango Magic, Botswana

The week before last I went a shade of envy-green….  After finishing up at Earth Hour after 11 years with WWF, my husband Andy Ridley, who, as you all know, I love and adore, travelled to the Okavango Delta in Botswana – without moi!  There he experienced the pure magic that only this pa
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Kenyan Elephant Dance Safari Price Slashed!

I’ve got great news!  Thanks to the kind folks at Asilia Africa, my Kenyan safari in July next year (2015) is now going for about 10% less than previously advertised.  That’s a huge saving!  You won’t get a luxury safari like this in these exceptional wildlife areas at this price a
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My favourite safari destinations in Africa

Africa’s a big place.  Actually, really big.  You can fit all of China, India and much of Europe into it’s vast landscape.  So when you’re planning to go on safari, where do you start?  And once you’ve been once, and you’ve got the Africa bug, where do you go next? So w
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