On this Flashback Friday I’m looking back at Chobe National Park. I have extraordinary memories of our safari in Chobe, Botswana. Chobe National Park is the most diverse park in Botswana, and is bordered by the Chobe River (water = crocs and hippos!). On the far shore is Namibia. We saw so many different kinds of animals, but everyone goes to Chobe for the Elephants. On a continent where they are so ruthlessly hunted, Chobe National Park has been a haven for them.[Read more…] about Flashback Friday: Remembering the Wonders of Chobe National Park
World Lion Day 2020 is the Day to Give! I first published this post in 2015, and sadly, the plight of our lions is even worse than it was then. Please learn about our endangered lions and give generously to National Geographic’s Big Cats Initiative.[Read more…] about World Lion Day 2020 is the Day to Give!
Happy World Giraffe Day on June 21!! Did you know that giraffes are on the IUCN’s Red List, meaning they are endangered? I cannot imagine a world without giraffes, can you?!🦒 If you want to help, go to Giraffe Conservation and donate. Enjoy the photos of giraffes from our many safaris, photos by Randy Minton and Alexandra Minton Photography![Read more…] about HAPPY WORLD GIRAFFE DAY
You will Fall in Love with Africa! From internationally-recognized cuisine to breathtakingly beautiful landscapes, Africa is a continent that has something to offer every person that takes the opportunity to visit. It is a vast region, made up of a melting pot of cultures, language, history, traditions, and people, while it is full of fun activities and relaxing retreats which cater to every type of tourist. While it has not always been the top of most travelers’ lists, it is becoming increasingly acknowledged as a fantastic option for those longing for a renewed sense of adventure and a desire to gain experiences away from the ordinary. Make it your choice this summer and watch yourself quickly fall in love with Africa.
5 Adventures To Plan In South Africa
Of course, there are more than five adventures to take in South Africa. South Africa adventures are everywhere! In fact, it is more like 1001. However, since five is as good a number as any, we might as well start with five. If you are planning to visit South Africa, you are in a lot of luck.
You can stay for months on end and you will never have a single boring day. From game drives, to sailing around the Cape of Good Hope, climbing the spectacular table mountains and just sampling the nightlife, there is really no end to the things that you can do in South Africa for fun. [Read more…] about 5 Adventures To Plan In South Africa
Plan a trip to Cape Town ! Africa is a huge continent, spanning over 30 million kilometers squared and populated by over 1.2 billion people. It’s not surprising, then, that it is home to some extremely popular tourist destinations. These include the Victoria Falls in Zambia and Zimbabwe, the Pyramids of Giza in Egypt, and safaris in Kenya. However, you should consider a wider variety of destinations when it comes to your exploration of the African continent. For now, let’s focus on Cape Town. Cape Town is a port city that lies on the southwest coast of South Africa, lying on a peninsula beneath the world famous Table Mountain. Here’s everything you need to know to start planning the perfect trip to this breathtaking city, which lays claim to being one of the capitals of South Africa!