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Disconnect to Reconnect

We seldom get the opportunity to simply disconnect from society – our screens, traffic, other peoples’ drama, deadlines the hustle and bustle of everyday life… which can cause us to sometimes loose perspective on what is important and “the bigger picture”. We live in an ever-connected world – sometimes filled with 18-hour workdays. Constantly demanded

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Zambian Culture Is Rich And Full Of Colour

From the moment our feet touched soil at the Muguramano Cultural Village, we were welcomed with warm smiles and open hearts. Zambian culture is rich and full of colour. As we settled in to meet with the “Head Man”, we were serenaded by a few of the elder woman. As the welcoming ceremony progressed, we were

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You are a photographer!!! Yes, you…

Whether you own a cellphone with a tiny 1mp camera or the most expensive SLR camera with all the lenses out there, you can happily admit that you have taken a photo of a specific moment that was frozen into millions of pixels and you’ve saved it, edited it either on your phone or computer,

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World Ranger Day 2019

World Ranger Day is celebrated around the world on July 31st each year on the founding anniversary of the International Ranger Federation, an organization that supports the work of rangers as the key protectors of parks and conservation. World Ranger Day is also a day to remember the many rangers who have been injured or

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The Eco-tourist on World Environment Day

#BeatAirPollution is this year’s World Environment Day focus. The importance of nature reserves and protected areas in the #BeatAirPollution drive is crucial. These pockets of pristine natural environments help maintain balance and need your support. Recently, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that 92% of the world’s population now breathes polluted air. That’s nine out

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World Wildlife Day 2019

In 2013, the United Nations (UN) proclaimed 3 March as World Wildlife Day, to celebrate and raise awareness of the world’s wild animals and plants. If you are a fauna and flora enthusiast, look no further than Zambia. The number of good quality parks, with an abundance of diverse wildlife, make Zambia a truly unique

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Sleep Easy

My skin cooled from a citrus-infused towel and refreshed from a deliciously sweet welcome cocktail, I walk through the entrance arch and drink in the vistas, the silhouette of a driftwood Tiger Fish sculpture at the centre. The river ambles by, as it has done for centuries, and I am immediately stripped of any cares

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The Grande Arrival

Leaving Lusaka on our small Cessna charter, we took in the distant views of the city, the green farmlands and the wall of mountains to the East. But soon, as the plane banks, we are treated with our first tantalising glimpse of the river, the mighty Zambezi. I’m surprised at how fast the flow of

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The African Secret to Revitalisation

In Africa, we do things differently. We worship our ancestors, paint our hair red with otjize and cure ourselves of “star sickness” by dancing through the night. Our lands are filled with gold, diamonds and the most precious minerals known to man. Over thousands of years, we have learned how to harness and cultivate what

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