Category Archives: Camp life

Chongwe Guiding Newsletter – August 2013

We have been kept very busy this month not only with camps full of fantastic visitors but some outstanding wildlife viewing too. The temperatures have started to climb as we head into the beginning of summer and the bush is … Continue reading

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Guiding Newsletter July 2013

Welcome to another glimpse into the goings on here in the Zambezi Valley over the last month. The cooler temperatures have meant that game drives having been leaving a little later than normal but with blankets and hot water bottles … Continue reading

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Chongwe Safaris – Guiding News June 2013

Well, we are half way through the year!! We cannot believe how quickly this year has gone, the cool evening and morning temperatures however keep reminding us that it is winter in the southern hemisphere. The cooler temperatures have led … Continue reading

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May News from the Camps

A quick news update from the bush – safaris at Chongwe have been incredibly productive with mating lion, families of leopard, elephants around every bend in the road or river and our resident elephant ‘Majestic’ socialising with the guests out … Continue reading

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May Guiding Newsletter

This month has seen a slow drop in temperature, with winter slowly but surely creeping in, blankets and warm clothing on game drives are now standard. The cooler weather has not changed the game viewing and we are still enjoying … Continue reading

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April Guiding Newsletter

Well here we are moving through the year at a rapid rate, we cannot believe that we are already nearing our winter. Autumn is definitely upon us and the change in the bush is becoming more and more noticeable. The … Continue reading

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Chongwe Safaris – Guiding Newsletter March 2013

This year we arrived back in the valley on the 1st March to start preparations for the upcoming season. Camps all needed to be unpacked and made ready, guiding examinations needed to be completed and vehicles and boats readied for … Continue reading

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Chongwe House Newsletter – September 2012

Chongwe House Newsletter – September 2012 Spring has sprung here in the Valley and we are seeing the season change with every passing day. A number of the migrant species have returned for their summer visits and sightings of Yellow-billed … Continue reading

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August Newsletter

August 2012 – Chongwe Newsletter The warm windy days of August have brought along some fine game viewing; we have been treated to some of the best of the season and all within a stone’s throw from Chongwe River House. … Continue reading

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July Newsletter

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July as always has been a month filled with crisp mornings, warm afternoons and evenings where a warm fire and a glass of red wine are welcome. The game viewing highlights this month have included some fabulous lion and elephant … Continue reading

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