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Sunrise over the Namib Desert

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 places we visit on our journey from Victoria Falls to Cape Town along the Western coastline of Namibia is Sesriem.

After crossing the Tropic of Capricorn as we head South from Swakopmund,...

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Serengeti & Ngorongoro Crater Safari

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 never been a big zoo person, I don’t get the same enjoyment factor most people seem to, and with air travel so...

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Meet the people of Africa

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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 and often, peculiar traditions, there is so much to learn from every smiling face you meet. From way the Masai men are raised in to shepherds and warriors to the...

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Entering the Masai Mara

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 with herds of cattle and goats dotted across the horizon, tended to by the tall and graceful men, carrying their staffs.

The atmosphere in the van was electric. There was not much of a drive to go. Soon...

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