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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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3 Great Opportunities for Travel to Africa in 2017-18

3 Great Opportunities for Travel to Africa in 2017-18
​2017 is shaping up to be a wild year for travel to Africa! From our Private Kenya Family Safari to our Ultimate Namibia Safari and nearly everywhere in between, I'm seeing great interest in the continent from first-time and repeat travelers alike. Below are three opportunities to consider right now so you don't miss out on your safari in Africa. ​...
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A very special holiday gift in Zimbabwe

A very special holiday gift in Zimbabwe
In July, Wildland Alums Frank and Karen took their multi-generational family of 7 on our Botswana Mobile Camping Safari and then extended their time by visiting Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe . Just outside of Hwange we arranged for them to visit the Ngamo village we have partnered with to learn about tribal communities and rural life in Zimbabwe...
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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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