What would a safari be without hippos?


Guide: Bruce Ellender
Outgoing:
Camp:

It is hard to believe that less than 100 years ago sightings of hippo in the Luangwa Valley were the exception rather than the norm. In the mid 1800s it was reported that Luangwa Valley… …

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Hunt for Leopards


Guide: Mukupa
Outgoing: Morning Drive
Camp: Tafika

On the 30th of June I had a family of 5 who were hoping to see Leopard. I started off my afternoon drive just within the Tafika area we saw Elephants, Buffalo, Bush Buck and… …

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Nocturnal sounds of the Luangwa


Guide: Bruce Ellender
Outgoing:
Camp: Tafika

My favourite part of life in the bush is lying in bed at night and listening to the cacophony of animal sounds and vocalisations; grunting hippos, roaring lions, hooting owls, trumpeting elephants and tireless chirruping… …

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Photos with Google Maps


Guide: Bryan
Outgoing: Drives
Camp: Tafika

For the past week I have been with Chris from Google Maps taking 360 degree photos of the camps, general scenic and game shots to put up on Google and our web site. The first… …

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Pink Nose & Cub


Guide: Bryan
Outgoing: Morning Drive
Camp: Tafika

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Iconic cats of the South Luangwa


Guide: Bruce Ellender
Outgoing:
Camp: Tafika

The leopard sightings at the start of the season have been particularly good so far with up to four different individuals observed on a single drive along riverside, which is a highly productive game area… …

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Photos for 1st week of June


Guide: Bryan
Outgoing: Drives
Camp: Tafika

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Rarely seen and not heard


Guide: Bruce Ellender
Outgoing:
Camp:

Today we were fortunate to be able to spend some time watching the yellow-billed storks hunting, a fascinating process involving them ‘combing’ the shallow water of a seasonal lagoon in search of fish, frogs and… …

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Storks and baby storks


Guide:
Outgoing:
Camp:

Three months on and it’s time for an update on the yellow billed stork colony. After the hustle and bustle of the nest-building period, females laid their eggs sometime in mid March and these hatched during… …

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A change of seasons


Guide: Christine
Outgoing:
Camp: Tafika

The end of the rainy season marks the opening of camp and the beginning of a hive of activity to get things up and running again in time for the influx of guests from all… …

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