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Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia Trip Review

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Two couples came to Wildland with a rough idea that they wanted to put together a wild month-long adventure in Southern Africa. They wanted to experience the best wildlife that Africa had to offer combined with visiting the local people who benefit from the conservation and community development projects our travelers help support in the regio...
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Part 2: Father-Son Safari in Zimbabwe - Nehimba Safari Lodge

Father-son safari in Zimbabwe
In the last blog , my son Jon and I had just started our safari in Zimbabwe , stayed one night at Gorges Lodge and visited Victoria Falls. Now it is time to move on to the far more isolated Nehimba Lodge. Our driver took us south to Hwange National Park and upon entering the park we met our nature guides, Ty and Brendon. They were quickly able to s...
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Part 1: Father-Son Safari in Zimbabwe

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I remember years ago reading about how a proper Englishman who was sent to Africa to work at an isolated outpost during colonial times maintained his structured lifestyle. Having a set personal routine with specified times to get up, to eat breakfast and to begin his workday helped him maintain his composure when unexpected or difficult situations ...
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Zimbabwe: Victoria Falls, Hwange and Mana Pools - Guest Review

Zimbabwe: Victoria Falls, Hwange and Mana Pools - Guest Review
Rich and Cathy Decker almost didn’t make it out of the United States thanks to a Delta Airlines computer crash that grounded 2,000 flights the night before their departure to Africa. Early morning emails by Rachael, our VP of Operations and some re-juggled logistics had the Deckers back on track and seamlessly connecting to Zimbabwe and Victoria Falls. According to Rich, “ Rachael and Chris were terrific! I was so impressed that Rachael was giving attention to this at 6am. Wildland helped to fix the flight mess and the rest of our vacation was fantastic. ” Rich and Cathy started their time in Victoria Falls with a tour of the falls as well as a visit to a local village. “ I found the village visit to be especially educational and moving. We spent an hour and a half with a mother and her three kids seeing where they cook, eat...
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Wildland Alumni in Botswana and Zimbabwe

Wildland Alumni in Botswana and Zimbabwe
Patti and John Gerber are no strangers to travel with Wildland Adventures having travelled with us in Peru  and Patagonia . However, they wanted to travel a bit further afield this time around and chose our Okavango and Zimbabwe safari . Patti and John also added our 4-day Rwanda Gorilla Tracking Extension . Below are highlights from their trip review: "All of the places that we stayed were excellent, although Pelo  was my favorite." What places or experiences did you enjoy most and why? "Loved the entire trip. Each country had different things to offer. We had excellent guides on all legs of the trip .  Probably my favorite was Rwanda . Not only did you have the amazing hike to the gorillas, the gorillas themselves, but also the people of Rwanda the stunning countryside." Our frequent travellers know that here at Wildland Adventures, we love working to create your trip of...
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