Archive for September, 2014

Sunrise over the Namib Desert

Posted on 25. Sep, 2014 by Jac McPherson.

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One of our most travelled Tucan Travel team members shares her thoughts on her favourite place in Africa: Working at Tucan Travel, I have been fortunate to see many countries but Namibia definitely has to be one of my favourites. It is packed full of wonderful things to see and do. One of the best [...]

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Serengeti & Ngorongoro Crater Safari

Posted on 19. Sep, 2014 by Iain.

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There is something very primal and exciting about setting off on safari. Seeing Mother Nature in its natural and comfortable environment, in its most pure and raw form; free from external influencing human factors. The animal kingdom – where every animal and everything for that matter knows its ranking and adapts to survive. I have [...]

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Inside a traditional Masai home

Meet the people of Africa

Posted on 10. Sep, 2014 by Jess Millett.

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Most people who visit Africa do so to safari and see the big five in their natural habitat. While elephants and rhinos are fascinating and watching lions and leopards laze out in the sun all day is mesmerising, it is the people in east and southern Africa with the stories to tell. With ancient roots [...]

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Permanent tents in the Masai Mara

Entering the Masai Mara

Posted on 04. Sep, 2014 by Jess Millett.

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The ground ran red as the rain mixed with the dust that had stained our feet only hours earlier forming a rich paste matching the Masai’s clothes. It was a bumpy ride to the Masai Mara, down dirt roads, littered with rocks and holes. Grazing lands rolled out, as far as the eye could see [...]

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