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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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Win a $12K safari to Zambia!

Win the holiday of a lifetime! We have an 8 night Zambian safari, including domestic airfares, worth approx $12,000 on offer with Chongwe Safaris, Norman Carr Safaris and Proflight Zambia. Between them, these companies have 90 years of history in … Continue reading

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Back into the Bush

After a two and a half month break, which falls over the rainy season when all the properties close down, we all convened in Lusaka for the a pre-season briefing. It was decided that we would head into the bush … Continue reading

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Oliver Twist

Oliver Twist (so named due to the distinctive corkscrew twist in his tail) first appeared around Chongwe in 2004 at the guides examinations at Conservation Lower Zambezi. A huge mature bull who calmly walked through all the exam delegates to … Continue reading

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A Guest’s Perspective…

Four teenagers, Two weeks, No Wi-Fi, Facebook,Nightclubs or Shopping… A recipe for disaster? Read on… We hadn’t been to Africa since a wonderful holiday to Kenya nearly five years ago. So when an idle conversation with family friends turned into … Continue reading

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In the Name of Sport?

I suppose it is only fair to put in the bad with all the good on our social network sites. In the 17 years I have operated in the Lower Zambezi I have seldom felt so disheartened and that is … Continue reading

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