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Exploring Lake Natron

Another chance to head off to the bush! …and this time a real treat, two of my daughters were coming with me!  It took us about 3 hours to reach the Natron area – most of it on tracks through the bush so we had our eyes peeled for wildlife, and we weren’t disappointed! Managing to spot a few…

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Ash cone adventures

When you live in the shadow of Mt Meru (4,565m or ~15,000ft), one of the most beautiful free-standing volcanoes in Africa, it’s hard to resist the urge to spend another weekend at our African Environments Itikoni Luxury Camp, nestled right at the base. We set off in our open safari car on a drizzly Saturday morning, wrapped up warm…

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Saadani NP, a new one for us!

Predawn starts always seem to herald a great day on safari, so we decided to leave early ….weaving our way along small tracks through the palms and scrub of the coastal plains heading to Saadani National Park. Created relatively recently in 2005 from a former game reserve, it would be the first time we have visited the park –…

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Pembezoni Camp Open in the Low Season!

African Environments is excited to announce that we are taking bookings for our Serengeti-based, Pembezoni Camp throughout October, November and early December of 2017. Interest in our new walking offering direct from camp has given us a chance to open this to our partners throughout the season. Set just inside the Serengeti National Park Wilderness Area it’s possible for…

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An Exciting New Serengeti Camp Location for African Environments; Part 3

From the camp on foot…. Venturing further afield to explore our new walking playground in a mixture of vehicle and foot exploration we keep discovering more fun bits – the fallen tree wedged across a pool making an improvised bridge (don’t fall in!) – the rocks sticking up like knife blades out of the water, the long sandy riverbeds…

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An Exciting New Serengeti Camp Location for African Environments – Part 1

Into the Wild We were so excited when we were given permission by National Parks to establish our Pembezoni Luxury camp inside the Wilderness Zone of the Serengeti National Park. Totally wild ground, untouched for more than half a century. We had explored the area by car and on foot during Easter and identified a great spot a little…

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