News and Blogs

News and Blogs

Fran discovers the vast Selous – October, 2014

  It’s hard to understand the sheer vastness of the Selous Game Reserve. The best comparison I heard during my trip there was that it’s the same size as Switzerland, and with less than twenty... Read More



Bill visits remote Zambia – September 2014

  Although I’ve travelled extensively around Zambia, I had never been to Kasanka National Park or the remote Bangweulu Wetlands and so given the opportunity to take the time to do so at the end... Read More

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Fran on safari in South Africa – September, 2014

  In August, I was in South Africa with my family to celebrate the diamond wedding anniversary of my grandparents who live in Somerset West, a town to the east of Cape Town. After a busy week spent... Read More



Rob compares the Serengeti to the Masai Mara – June, 2014

  Having travelled the length and breadth of the Serengeti (Tanzania) on two occasions during this year, and spent time touring the private conservancies of the Masai Mara (Kenya), I thought it would... Read More

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Fran enters the realm of ‘safari’ – June, 2014

  Everything in Africa is an experience, from the intense rush hour traffic of Nairobi’s baffling roundabouts and the feeling of adventure when boarding a light aircraft heading out into the bush,... Read More

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Mary engrossed with the birds of Kenya – March 2014

  Every time I go to Africa I fall a little bit further under its spell; the endless landscapes, the people and of course the big game, but with each visit I also become more and more enamored with... Read More

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Leopard mother & cub in the Masai Mara

Seeing big cats in Africa is one of the highlights of any safari, but to see cubs is really special and in the case of a leopard, also quite rare – especially when they are relaxed and playful around... Read More

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A Potted History of Botswana

Botswana’s recent history is a dramatic and fascinating tale – from intense colonial politics and dazzling diamonds, to the true love story of unshakable royal romance; this is a colourful country... Read More

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The Commonwealth in Botswana & Africa, interview with Sir Alan Haselhurst M.P.

Safari Consultants recently interviewed Sir Alan Haselhurst M.P. (Chairman of the UK Commonwealth Parliamentary Association), about The Commonwealth’s role in Botswana, and more widely across the... Read More

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The Birth of Modern Botswana

In this video, Oliver Coulson from Safari Consultants gives an introduction to the recent history of Botswana, from the days of The British Empire, to independence in 1965, and beyond. At the end of... Read More

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