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A desert elephant siesta

During our recent Africa Geographic visit to Namibia, we shared a rather special moment with a family of desert elephants, as they settled down for a mid-morning siesta.

Spectacular Samara

Africa Geographic Travel recently ran its first photographic workshop at Samara Private Game Reserve with Mark Drysdale and what a success it was!

Water lilies of the Delta

During a walking safari in the Delta we stop to appreciate the magnificent water lilies that litter the Okavango’s waterways.

A photographic safari at Kariega

Africa Geographic Travel recently hosted a 5 day photographic safari at the picturesque Kariega Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape of South Africa, here is feedback from the guests…

11 Interesting Facts about Sociable Weavers

1. There are four subspecies: – Philetairus socius eremnus, living in the Orange River Valley; – Philetairus socius socius, inhabiting the S. Kalahari in NW Northern Cape and S. Namibia; – Philetairus socius xericus, roughing it in the Namibian escarpments; – Philetairus socius geminus, isolated from all other sub-species and thriving in Etosha and S. […]

Romping with Otters at Kariega Game Reserve

Truth be told there was nothing ominous about the morning as we duly kick-started it at 0600 am. The threat of rain seemed imminent, a leaden cloud slung low over Kariega’s contours and lazy mists rose from the grasslands below. Brendon Jennings, our guide, was bright eyed and bushy-tailed and as usual, eager as a […]

The 10 Most Remarkable Birds in Ghana

Here they are – the most interesting and sought-after birds in all of Ghana according to Africa Geographic travel director Christian Boix. For the opportunity to see these birds, join Africa Geographic’s unique birding expedition to Ghana. Enquire here.   1. White-necked Picathartes Bounds through the forest stealthily and effortlessly from one liana to the […]

Nothing like a good grooming – Ethiopia style!

Ethiopia is the opposite of what the world tells us – there’s nothing that will prepare you for the beauty and richness of experiences this country has on offer. I certainly had no clue what was in store for me the day I visited Simien Mountains National Park. The aim of the visit was to […]