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  • 17 Jun

    Migration An Update on migration herd locations

    Migration Comments 17 June 2017
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    Written by Donna Duggan
    The majority of the herd populations of the wildebeest migration are now sitting from Nyaruboro through to the western corridor and Grumeti River region.

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  • 16 Jun

    Tarangire: Blazing Sunsets & Ellies Galore

    Tarangire Comments 16 June 2017
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    Written by Donna Duggan
    When you ask someone what they would like to see when they get to Africa, the majority of responses would have something to do with 'an African sunset or 'to see elephants'.

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  • 15 Jun

    Serengeti: De-Snaring Project

    Project Comments 15 June 2017
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    Written by Donna Duggan
    Through it's immersion projects via Nasikia Connect, Nasikia Camps has proudly joined forces with an excellent conservation initiative operated run by the Frankfurt Zoological Society.

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  • 15 Jun

    Nasikia Camps: Game Package Open Vehicles

    Game Package Comments 15 June 2017
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    Written by Donna Duggan
    The thrill of the wind whistling by as you are on the prowl ooking for exciting game viewing from an open vehicle—you can't beat it! You can see so far, so clearly and so easily.

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  • 30 May

    Migration An Update on migration herd locations

    Migration Comments 30 May 2017
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    Written by Donna Duggan
    Again herds remain split and spread throughout several areas of the Serengeti—from Lobo/Tog oro to Seronera and entering into the Western Corridor.

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  • 29 May

    Short Walking Safaris: Searching for Tracks & Signs

    Walking Comments 29 May 2017
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    Written by Donna Duggan
    What better way to explore Tanzanian National Parks than on foot? After exploring and game driving to witness incredible but large migratory and resident wildlife, take some time to get out of the vehicle and visit the little guys.

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  • 28 May

    Northern Serengeti: It's Alive With Wonder

    Serengeti Comments 28 May 2017
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    Written by Donna Duggan
    The beauty of the northern Serengeti is now on show—one afternoon game drive can yield black rhino (mother & calf!), lazy lion pride with new cubs and the beginnings of the great Mara River wildebeest crossings.

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  • 27 May

    Nasikia Camps: Introducing Ehlane Plains Camp

    Nasikia Camps Comments 27 May 2017
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    Written by Donna Duggan
    OPENING JUNE 2018. Ehlane Plains Camp, established in the far eastern plains of the Serengeti, a remote and wildlife-filled pocket of the savannah. This is where the magic begins, this is where your dream of ild Africa comes alive.

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  • 28 Apr

    Migration An Update on migration herd locations

    Migration Comments 28 April 2017
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    Written by Donna Duggan
    The migration herds still remain split; like ants strewn out in all directions. The heavy rains in central and northern Serengeti seemed to have confused the wildebeests as individuals and not the few large herds that typically migrate enmasse.

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  • 27 Apr

    Special Feature: Introducing Ziwani Lodge, Lake Eyasi

    Introducing Comments 27 April 2017
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    Written by Donna Duggan
    Located on the southern side of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Lake Eyasi is a unique location. It is dry and it is nome to the last nomadic tribe of Tanzania; the Hadzabe.

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  • 26 Apr

    Special Feature: Tarangire's Dry Season Magic

    Tarangire's Comments 26 April 2017
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    Written by Donna Duggan
    Once you have experienced the magic of a dry season in Tarangire, you'll never want to leave. Tarangire National Park sits on the Rift Valley floor, approx 2hrs drive west from Arusha.

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  • 25 Apr

    Nasikia Camps Introducing Kusini Kopjes Kambi

    Nasikia Camps Comments 25 April 2017
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    Written by Donna Duggan
    Atop the ancient kopjes of the southern Serengeti, Kusini Kopjes Kambi is perched and poised in anticipation of another African dawn. IMth views from every tented suite across the incredible southern Serengeti plains, this is a property that commands attention.

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  • 17 April

    Migration An Update on migration herd locations

    Migration Comments 17 March 2017
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    Written by Donna Duggan
    For most of February, the migration herds were spread to areas not normally expected—the eastern plains of the Serengeti, the western Sabora Plain of the Grumeti Reserves and then all over central Serengeti, near Moru.

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  • 16 Mar

    Special Feature: The Magic of Grumeti Reserves, Mama’s love

    Guide Comments 16 March 2017
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    Written by Donna Duggan
    We were grateful to be able to spend some time in Singita’s Grumeti Reserve in late February—and wow, what a place! With a couple of night’s at Sasakwa Lodge and one night at Faru Faru Lodge, we felt thoroughly spoilt and in awe of our surroundings.

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  • 15 Mar

    Special Feature: Behind Zimbabwe’s Curtain

    Predator Comments 15 March 2017
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    Written by Donna Duggan
    It was time for our Guide of The Year, Muba Mkwepo, to accept his award. Nas took him for a week to Zimbabwe; Victoria Falls and Hwange National Park. They enjoyed high tea with old world charm at the Victoria Falls Hotel, a lunch and inspection at Elephant Camp and then to Hwange National Park.

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  • 15 Mar

    Nasikia Camps There is something in the pipeline

    Nasikia Camps Comments 15 March 2017
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    Written by Donna Duggan
    We can’t say much more than the alluring smell of freshly sawn hard wood, the magic of a deep soothing bath overlooking the plains below.

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  • 12 Fer

    Migration An Update on migration herd locations

    Migration Comments 12 February 2017
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    Written by Donna Duggan
    So far February has been full of surprises—are the main herd masses in the Ndutu marsh area or plains preparing for calving? No, not that we have seen...

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  • 12 Feb

    Special Feature: Maasai Wanderings Guide of the Year

    Guide Comments 12 February 2017
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    Written by Donna Duggan
    We wanted to share a huge congratulations to Mubarak Mkwepo—voted Maasai Wanderings ‘Guide of the Year’ for 2016.

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  • 13 Feb

    Predator Action in Moru

    Predator Comments 13 February 2017
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    Written by Donna Duggan
    With the bulk of the migration herds in and around Moru, comes a lot of predator activity in and around Moru...

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  • 13 Feb

    Nasikia Camps It’s Time For An African ‘Sundowner

    Nasikia Camps Comments 13 February 2017
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    Written by Donna Duggan
    There is nothing quite so spectacular in the natural world than a fiery African sunset. It truly looks like a ball of hot pink, wild red and burning orange magnificence that just sinks and dissipates on the horizon...

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  • 10 Jan

    Migration An Update on migration herd locations

    Migration Comments 10 January 2017
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    Written by Donna Duggan
    The migration is in full swing in the central and southern plains of the Serengeti, with smaller herds spread to the Maswa Game Reserve and into the Ngorongoro Conservation Area at Ndutu...

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  • 09 Jan

    Special Feature:Namibia A landscape photographers dream

    Business Comments 09 January 2017
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    Written by Donna Duggan
    Everyone told us that a trip to Namibia in December was going to melt us—and while we did feel the heat in Sossusvlei, the temperature was much more pleasant than we expected..

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  • 08 Jan

    Special Feature: RWANDA Moving on to culture and conservation

    Rwanda Comments 08 January 2017
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    Written by Donna Duggan
    An early morning arrival into Kigali and the streets were already awash with people going about their daily chores. No wonder this city seems so organized and clean..

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  • 07 Jan

    Nasikia Camps Be Amongst The Action And Under Canvas

    Nasikia Camps Comments 07 January 2017
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    Written by Donna Duggan
    Ever been woken up by a constant grunt, groan, bleat and the general noise-making of a massive wildebeest herd? It almost becomes white noise, but when you mix it with the chatter of the honeyguides, the songs of the larks, the roars of the lion pride, the cackling of hyaenas, the honking of the zebras and the sun rising over the kopjes ahead—this is when you know you are truly on safari in Africa..

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