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I went on a four-day African train safari for just $20

Hoping to experience an African safari on a budget, I recently traveled first class on the TAZARA train from Kapiri Mposhi, Zambia to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania for $20.The journey was supposed to take three days, but because of several delays, it ended up taking four.The views were terrific, the ...

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Mike Yardley: Ngala Safari Lodge, South Africa

Mike Yardley: Ngala Safari Lodge, South Africa

Wrapped in the wide embrace of Kruger National Park, I was luxuriating at Ngala Safari Lodge, alongside a wedding confetti-like sprinkling of loved-up, dewy-eyed honeymooners. Kruger has become a tractor-beam for these well-heeled American millennials, doting on the wildlife, while doting on each other – in equal measure. What’s propelling ...

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Drought Threatens Wildlife Industry in South Africa

Drought Threatens Wildlife Industry in South Africa

No media source currently available Pop-out player Extreme drought is threatening South Africa’s wildlife industry. Farmers are keeping fewer animals and vacationers are visiting in smaller numbers. Parts of the country have been affected by repeated years of hotter than normal weather and below average rainfall. The conditions have burned ...

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