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Aussie Overlanders on Malawi

The Aussie Overlanders share a little about what made them fall in love with Malawi and the Robin Pope Safaris lodges of Pumulani on Lake Malawi and Mkulumadzi in the Majete Wildlife Reserve.


Christmas, Africa style

Have you ever tried to imagine what a Christmas safari in Africa would be like? Robin Pope Safaris tells us all about a typical Christmas celebration in Africa.

The magic of Lake Malawi

There is so much more to Malawi than just its lake… this we know for sure. But my, oh my, what an exquisite lake it is.

The man behind Luangwa Bush Camping

This year Robin Pope Safaris celebrates 10 years of Luangwa Bush Camping. Zambian guide Kanga Banda is the man and contagious energy behind running this safari and he has a story of his own to tell.

On safari with Robin Pope

Robin Pope is probably the most experienced and respected safari operator in the whole of Africa. His speciality is mobile camping and walking safaris, but his superb permanent camps and bush lodges are unrivalled.

When water rules the wilderness

The emerald season is the time of year when the Luangwa River rules the wilderness in Zambia’s South Luangwa National Park. The river swells up with the rains between November and May, and the surrounding area turns into a lively green landscape.

Top spots for sundowners in the wilderness

An African sunset commands a moment’s silence. It stirs the soul and is best enjoyed with a cold gin and tonic in hand whilst on a game drive. Here are Robin Pope Safaris’ choices of 5 of the best sundowner spots in Zambia and Malawi.

Meet the guides at Robin Pope Safaris

What’s the wildest career path out there? A safari guide tops our list… naturally. Being a safari guide could just be the best job in the world. We chat to the guides at Robin Pope Safaris about their jobs.