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Get Ready for the Greatest Show on Earth ….

Tracey Campbell - May 10, 2011

The wildebeest have gathered. The calves have been born. It is about to start …. Yes, we are talking about the famous Great Migration, which every year sees over 1.5 million wildebeest, 200,000 zebras and 350,000 gazelles follow the rains en mass from the Serengeti Plains in Tanzania up to Kenya’s Masai (also spelled Maasai) […] Read More

Porini Amboseli Camp – My Visit There

Tracey Campbell - March 22, 2011

Having just returned from a 2 week trip to Kenya, this is the first report about the 10 places I stayed at. Porini Amboseli Camp in the Selenkay Conservancy – what a fabulous place ! I was picked up from the Amboseli airstrip by my 2 guides, Harry and Jonah, and immediately offered a coffee! […] Read More

Property of the Week : Sarova Mara Game Camp

Tracey Campbell - January 25, 2011

Nothing quite captures the true spirit of East Africa, like a safari in Kenya’s richest game reserve, the Maasai Mara. Sarova Mara Game Camp offers front seats to nature’s most breathtaking show – the wildebeest migration. The endless plains of East Africa are the setting for the world’s greatest wildlife spectacle where, from the vast […] Read More

Elephant Underpass

Tracey Campbell - January 12, 2011

Who says man can’t interfere with nature in a positive way ? The newly opened underpass connecting the Ngare Ndare Forest / Lewa with the Mount Kenya Forest was built in the hope of re-establishing the only remaining connection between Kenya’s second-largest elephant population of 7,500 animals in Samburu with the estimated 2,000 in Mount […] Read More

January Special at AmaKhosi

Tracey Campbell - January 11, 2011

For that last minute safari getaway, contact us for availability at AmaKhosi Safari Lodge, only 4 hours from Durban. Until the end of January ONLY, they are offering a Stay for 3 Nights, Only Pay for 2 deal. AmaKhosi Safari Lodge is situated in the 12,000 hectare Amazulu Private Game Reserve. The reserve is home […] Read More

Experience the Magic of Chitwa Chitwa

Tracey Campbell - January 7, 2011

Chitwa Chitwa Game Lodge is situated in the exclusive Sabi Sand Game Lodge, and offer guests a luxury retreat in a truly stunning bush environment. The lodge stands sentry over one of the reserve’s largest lakes, which bids a silent summons at dawn and dusk to the ever-present wildlife, including the Big 5. Morning and […] Read More

Celebrate Valentine’s at Etali

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Celebrate Valentine’s throughout the month of February with a romantic getaway at the luxurious Etali Safari Lodge, in the malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve. The 8 luxurious air-conditioned suites are each set apart for total privacy in its own bushveld domain. The mix of cool and earthy colours in the decor is a peaceful contrast to […] Read More

Travel Butlers Trivia 17

Tracey Campbell - December 12, 2010

You may think that all elephants, zebras and giraffes look the same … but if you take a closer look you will see that zebras all have slightly different stripey markings; the same applies to the markings on giraffes; but you have to look at an elephant’s footprint to notice the difference between individuals.

Travel Butlers Trivia 16

Tracey Campbell - December 5, 2010

Elephant only have 6 sets of teeth during the course of their lifetime. They get their last set at the ripe old age of around 45 years, and this set can last upwards of 10 years. But once this set have worn down, then unfortunately the elephant dies as they cannot break down and digest […] Read More

Travel Butlers Trivia 15

Tracey Campbell - November 28, 2010

In case you ever are lost and you come across a rhino in the wild … if it has just one horn you are in India; if it has 2 horns you are in Africa. The horn(s) are made of keratin, and are not actually attached to a bone, only skin – so if you […] Read More