Monthly Archives: May 2016

The Jane Goodall Institute

jane goodall institute

Moment 37/50 South Africa We visited the Jane Goodall Institute for chimpanzees in Nelspruit. Its such a good initiative and the work they are doing there is amazing. We visited two different families and fed them and talked about their

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African dogs

african dogs

Moment 36/50 South Africa – African Dogs African dogs are indigenous to Africa and are now endangered. Kruger was the last of the ten safaris we did in Africa. When our guide asked us what we wanted to see that

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Relaxing in the Bazaruto Mozambique

bazaruto mozambique

Moment 35/50 Mozambique – Relaxing in the Bazaruto When we made it to the Bazaruto archipelago we knew we wanted some down time to sit by the pool and relax. The place we stayed was near the beach and had

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Tetris in a minibus

Tetris in a minibus

Moment 34/50 Mozambique – Tetris in a minibus In Mozambique we had long drive days driving for 12-14 hours. We were taking mini buses which were vans filled with people who are trying to get on and off along the way.

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Chobe National Park

Moment 33/50 Botswana Chobe National Park has more elephants than anywhere else in Africa. There are approximately 120,000 elephants in the park. We actually saw them swimming across the river. And we were able to see a few baby elephants

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Victoria Falls

Moment 32/50 Zimbabwe We visited the falls from both the Zambia side and the Zimbabwean side. As we were there in the dry season the Zimbabwean side was much better for seeing the falls as there was a lot more

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Walking with Lions

Walking with Lions

Moment 30/50 – Zambia Walking with Lions What a crazy experience – standing in the middle of the bush waiting for two lions to come running up to us so we can pet them and go for a walk.  I still

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Walking with Cheetahs

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Moment 29/50 – Zambia walking with cheetahs In Livingstone we did several different activities but our favourite one was walking with cheetahs.  Hands down one of the best things I’ve ever done.  My cheetah, Susan, was the fastest runner of

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Lake Malawi

lake malawi

Moment 28/50 – Malawi – Lake Malawi We decided to take a few days off and just chill in Malawi.  We hung out on Lake Malawi for three days and watched the locals who used the Lake to bathe and

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Zanzibar diving

zanzibar

Moment 27/50 – Zanzibar, Tanzania Zanzibar is an island off the coast of Dar Es Salaam. There is so much to do on the island including diving. I hadn’t been diving for a few years now so I thought I

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