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The Story of an amazing young leader: Nkukuleko Shelembe, Soweto Tour Guide

Nkukuleko Shelembe, known as NK – Soweto Tour Guide NK is a Soweto Tour Guide, Born in Durban and left behind at an early age by a young sick mother and an absent father, NK was rescued in Johannesburg by Ouma, a local Mother Teresa who, at the age of 26, opened a care center for street children called “Little Rose”.  NK grew up in Little Rose surrounded by caring people, receiving shelter, sustenance and the love he needed to grow [...]

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Stargazing in South Africa at !Xaus Lodge

Visit !Xaus Lodge to learn the truth of the saying: During the day you see the world. At night, you see the universe when stargazing Stargazing in South Africa at !Xaus Lodge At night, you see the universe You may feel like you have never seen the night sky before when you go stargazing at !Xaus Lodge. The Milky Way arcs over you like a giant swathe of smoke – reminiscent of the Bushman tale of its origins. A girl from an [...]

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Lawrence Anthony at the Thula Thula Private Game Reserve and Sarfari Lodge in Zululand , South Africa . Lawrence led a team to save the animals and ressurect the Baghdad Zoo. For Observer Magazine. PHOTOS BY SUKI DHANDA
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An Elephant in my Kitchen – Francoise Malby-Anthony

An Elephant in My Kitchen – Francoise Malby-Anthony Extraordinary article in the Daily Mail – UK How DID the elephants we adopted know my husband had suddenly died? To find out more about this bestseller (An Elephant in my Kitchen), described by the Daily Mail UK as “the most magical book about life in the African bush since Born Free Read more about the incredible story of Francoise and Thula Thula in the Daily Mail UK A blonde, chic Parisienne, Françoise never expected to find [...]

New born White Lion cub at Ngala

7 November 2018 #BreakingNews: another white lion cub has been born on Ngala Private Game Reserve Kruger National Park, South Africa. Ngala Private Game Reserve report:  “During October 2018 Ngala rangers identified a lion den site of one of the young Birmingham (a local lion pride) females in a deep thicket along the dry Timbavati River. andBeyond Ngala has a strict protocol of non-interference around den sites and game viewing of young animals. And in line with this, the newly established [...]

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New app – Greater Kruger Card App – to improve tourist safety

Greater Kruger Card App New app for Greater Kruger to improve tourist safety The Greater Kruger Card App, a tourist information system for the Lowveld region, provides live updates, activities, accommodation, restaurants and maps of the area for users. The Greater Kruger Card App, set to officially launch this week, is a state-of-the-art tourist information system for those visiting the greater Hoedspruit, Panorama, Kruger National Park (KNP) and Lowveld regions in South Africa. It aims to improve tourist safety with live push [...]

Ekuthuleni November Special Rate
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Special Rate for lodges in Welgevonden Reserve

Take advantage of some Summer and last minute specials in the Malaria Free Welgevonden Reserve. Ekuthuleni and Tsweni Lodges Special rate Normal rate is R5300 pppn sharing and R6700 per single per night BUT  YOU WILL ONLY PAY for a stay between 15 November and 15 December @ R2200 pppn sharing special rate Rest of the time outside of this date range you will pay a special rate of R2620 pppn sharing and book less than 30 days prior to arrival and get a special [...]

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Summer Schedule for Baobab Ridge, Greater Kruger

Summer Schedule for Baobab Ridge in Greater Kruger Park Klaserie Private Nature Reserve             ACTIVITY SCHEDULE SUMMER (SEPTEMBER TO APRIL) ± 04h00 Wake up ± 04h30 Coffee/ Tea and rusks ± 05h00 Greater Kruger Morning Game drive departs ± 09h00 Morning Game drive returns ± 09h30 Breakfast 10h30 Check-Out of suites 14h00 Check-in to suites 14h30 Lunch ±16h00 Afternoon Game drive departs ± 19h00 Afternoon Game drive returns ± 19h30 Pre-dinner drinks around the fire (weather permitting) 20h00 Dinner in the boma (weather permitting)   Baobab Ridge in Klaserie Baobab Ridge in Klaserie private nature reserve is most convenient, especially if [...]

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Cape Town ’s Big 6 Attractions

Cape Town gears up for the festive season Cape Town’s Big 6 Attractions Cape Town launched a partnership between six of its major tourist attractions, offering summer events and specials  Known as the ‘Big 6’, the partnership is between Cape Point, Groot Constantia, Kirstenbosch, Robben Island Museum, Table Mountain Cableway and the V&A Waterfront, which have collaborated with a jam-packed line-up of events to showcase the best that the attractions have to offer, to both local and international tourists visiting the region. Each [...]

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Breaking news: Unabridged birth certificates on chopping block?

Breaking news: Unabridged birth certificates on chopping block? by Catherine Bower unabridged travel docs traveling with children Cabinet has received a joint report from the Ministers of Home Affairs and Tourism on a possible relaxation of immigration regulations. “Cabinet also received a joint report from the Ministers of Home Affairs and Tourism respectively, on a number of visa-related reforms that will make it easier for tourists, business people and academia to come to South Africa,” said a statement issued last night. “The reforms include amendments [...]

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Jen Reviews – 100 Best Things to do in South Africa

Jen Reviews 100 Best Things to do in South Africa Part 1 of Jen Reviews  Make sure to follow the next part of 100 best things to do in South Africa by Jen. The selection is done by Jen and not everybody will agree that these are the 100 best things to do in South Africa since  we all have different favorites. Breath-taking sunsets, an incredible amount of beautiful and diverse wildlife, unspoilt and rugged scenery! These are just a few words [...]