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…]

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…]

Tana River & Delta

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Jun 292013
 
Tana River & Delta

Kenya (Coast Province)
The Tana River is 440 miles long and is Kenya’s longest river. It rises in Mount Kenya and the Aberdare mountain range in central Kenya.
The Tana River Delta is the second most important estuarine and deltaic ecosystem in Eastern Africa. As Kenya’s 6th Ramsar site, it has a significant local community of cattle [Curious? Find out more…]

Kaziranga National Park

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May 192012
 
Kaziranga National Park

India (Assam State)
The Kaziranga National Park, a UNESCO world heritage site, covers about 430 sq km, bordered by the Brahmaputra River in the north and the Karbi Anglong hills to the south. The largest number of one-horned rhinoceros in the world roam its swamps, grasslands with tall thickets of elephant grass and areas of mixed [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…]

Odzala-Kokoua National Park

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Nov 102011
 
Odzala-Kokoua National Park

Congo (Brazzaville)
The sparsely populated Republic of the Congo is a surprising central African gem with seemingly endless pristine tropical forest and fingers of moist savannah covering its interior.
Odzala-Kokoua National Park (OKNP) lies is the remote north of the country, on the border with Gabon. It’s right in the heart of the Congo Basin, the world’s [Curious? Find out more…]

Sangha River

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Jun 152011
 
Sangha River

Central African Republic – Congo (Brazzaville) – Cameroon
The Sangha Tri-National zone was created on the initative of COMIFAC, a conference of the ministers of forests from the countries in the Congo basin. The Sangha River Tri-national Protected area (STN) includes Dzanga Sangha Special Reserve in Central African Republic, Nouabale Ndoki National Park in the Republic of Congo (Brazzaville) and the Lobeke [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…]

Ruvuma River & Niassa National Reserve

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Mar 072010
 
Ruvuma River & Niassa National Reserve

Mozambique – Niassa and Cabo Delgado Provinces

Ruvuma River
Formerly also known as the Rovuma River, this is a river in East Africa, forming during the greater part of its course the border between Tanzania and Mozambique (in Mozambique known as Rio Rovuma). It is 800 kilometres (497 mi) long, with a drainage basin 155,500 square kilometres (60,000 sq mi) in size. Its mean annual discharge is 475 m³/s [Curious? Find out more…]

Kariega River

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Mar 022010
 
Kariega River

South Africa – Eastern Cape
Kenton-on-Sea is a quaint seaside village situated between the Kariega and Bushman’s Rivers, along the Sunshine Coast – Eastern Cape, South Africa. These rivers are navigable for 16 and 30 kilometers respectively. Upriver, one can view a host of indigenous bird life from the colourful sunbird to [Curious? Find out more…]