Lake Naivasha

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May 072014
Lake Naivasha

Kenya (Nakuru County)
With a stretch of 13 kilometers across and 5 meters deep, Lake Naivasha is a beautiful freshwater lake and one of the Great Rift Valley lakes. Within an hour’s drive north west of Nairobi, Lake Naivasha is a good place for excursions or weekend getaways. This lake draws a good number of wildlife [Curious? Find out more…]

Ilot Caïmans

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Jan 162014
Ilot Caïmans

Guyane (French Guiana)
La Guyane est une région et un département d’outre-mer (DOM) français d’Amérique du Sud, sur la cote nord de l’Atlantique. La Guyane est frontalière du Brésil à l’Est et au Sud, et avec le Suriname à l’Ouest. Avec une superficie de 83,534 km2 (32,253 sq mi), le terrain est d’une très faible densité de population [Curious? Find out more…]

Nam Ngum Lake

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Jul 032013
Nam Ngum Lake

Laos (Vientiane Province)
About 90km north of Vientiane, Ang Nam Ngum is a vast artificial lake created by the damming of the Nam Ngum (Ngum River). The highest peaks of the former river valley became forested islands after the valley was inundated in 1971.
Following the 1975 PL conquest of Vientiane, an estimated 3000 prostitutes and petty [Curious? Find out more…]

Ankavanana River

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Nov 082012
Ankavanana River

Madagascar (Sava Region)
One of the world’s most unique fishing and outdoors adventure destinations, the Ankavanana River is situated in the Sava region at the northeastern part of Madagascar. Each of the area’s major towns – Sambava, Antalaha, Vohemar, and Andapa – claims the title World Capital of Vanilla, a spice of which the region is [Curious? Find out more…]

Injaka Dam

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Mar 262012
Injaka Dam

South Africa (Mpumalanga)
Close to Kruger National Park, the Panorama Route and Hazyview, Injaka Dam is a fairly new project, completed only in 2002. There is still plenty of standing timber and boaters are advised to be extremely cautious.
The dam was constructed in the Marite river, which is adjacent to the Sabie river in the Mpumalanga / [Curious? Find out more…]

Kosi Bay

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Mar 032012
Kosi Bay

South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal)
The Kosi Bay Nature Reserve lies on the coast in the northern part of KwaZulu-Natal and surrounds the unique and beautiful Kosi Bay lake system which is part of the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, a World Heritage Site. This system consists of four lakes and a series of inter-connecting channels which eventually drain, via [Curious? Find out more…]

Bloemhof Dam

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Nov 082011
Bloemhof Dam

South Africa (Free State, North West)
The Bloemhof Dam is one of the largest dams in South Africa, covering an area of some 25 000 ha and reaching over 100 km upstream from the dam wall. The dam is fed by the Vaal River.
Bloemhof Dam Nature Reserve hosts a wide variety of plains game with particularly [Curious? Find out more…]

Boteti River

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Aug 212011
Boteti River

The Boteti River (also Botletle River) is a natural watercourse in Botswana. It derives flow from the core Okavango Delta through the Thamalakane River in Maun. It flowed year-round before the mid 1990s, after which decreasing flows led to seasonal desiccation in some lower reaches. In the rainy season the Boteti discharges to the Makgadikgadi [Curious? Find out more…]

Wildman Wilderness Lodge

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Jun 132011
Wildman Wilderness Lodge

Australia – Northern Territory
An agile wallaby is one of the cutest marsupials you’re likely to see. These little bounders with wide-open eyes and a curious gaze are gathering around my verandah as I try to sleep. The frogs are croaking and the dingoes are baying.
This is Wildman Wilderness Lodge, a collection of luxury African-style tents [Curious? Find out more…]

Oct 102010
Bangweulu Wetlands

Zambia – Northern Province
‘Where the Water Meets the Sky’, and true to its name, Bangweulu’s endless floodplains of grey-blue waters disappearing into the horizon, blending completely with the color of the sky, make it impossible to tell just where the horizon is.
Likened to Botswana’s great Okavango Delta, the Bangweulu Wetlands are situated in the Northern Province of Zambia. The Bangweulu [Curious? Find out more…]