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Why you should consider cropping vertical for Instagram

Cropping vertical for instagram is a great way to get more engagement. When it comes to capturing attention on social media, you don’t have much time to make an impression. In fact, most people will only spend a fraction of a second looking at your photo, so you want to maximize that time spent in every way. One of the best ways to do this is to post photos on…

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Planning a Custom Tour in Africa

Planning a custom tour to Africa can seem like quite a daunting task at first. Where do we go? How long do we spend in each destination? What will we see? What time of year is best? How do we get form point A to point B? Thats where we step in to assist you in planning a custom tour to Africa. Our team of experienced tour planners will work…

Michael Laubscher, South Luangwa, Zambia, Wild Eye

Surprised By An Elephant

Hello all My 2019 safari’s are a wrap and what a year its been! I was lucky enough to “end” my year in two new destinations namely; South Luangwa National Park Hwange National Park My guest Barbara Hartman (who you should follow on Instagram as she has incredible images – CLICK HERE) and I spent a wee in each reserve and what an adventure it was. When it comes to…

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My favourite images of 2019

As this year is drawing to a rapid close, I took some time to show some of my favourite sightings and images for this year. The Marsh in Amboseli is a beautiful place to photograph Elephants and this Female just posed perfectly with the setting sun. The rainy season always brings some moody skies, the perfect opportunity to photograph Elephants with a wide angle lens Again Amboseli offered some incredible photographic opportunities this…

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Revealed: The brand New Greg Mortimer ship sets sail in the Antarctic

With the delivery of the Greg Mortimer, Aurora Expeditions are excited to release the first preview of interior images of their new ship which we will be using for our 2021 Antarctica Expedition hosted by Gerry van der Walt and Andrew Beck. Proudly named after Aurora Expeditions’ adventurous co-founder, this 104-metre ship is their very first, purpose-built expedition vessel. Capable of negotiating the strongest winds and waves, the Greg Mortimer is…

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Hwange National Park

Today is the start of part two of this privately guided safari. My guest and I loved the experience in South Luangwa but now we are making our way to a reserve that is wild, remote, tough to get to and authentic in every way, Hwange National Park. This incredible place offers its visitor an opportunity to see a real & raw Africa as wildlife still roam free, not prohibited by…