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Hilton Walker

March News – Duba Plains, Botswana

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Duba game drives still continued to amaze us during the peak summer rain season. We’ve seen new water  channels fill up presenting the classic Okavango Delta feel to the region, surrounding the dry island of the plains. The weather, although unpredictable, has provided some stunning vistas of emerald grasslands and for the landscape photographer an opportunity to capture the moody…

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March News – Selinda Camp, Botswana

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It never ceases to amaze us how time passes in the bush. It feels like just yesterday we were bidding farewell to February, yet we’ve crammed so much excitement and activity into the past few weeks since. March has been a month of ‘dumelas’ or ‘hellos’ here at Selinda. We recently welcomed new guide OB to the team. We’re delighted…

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Zarafa spring images from Lets, Botswana

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We present some unique and stunning images from Lets, one of our expert photographic guides at the Selinda Reserve. Lets is a well-published photographer including Africa Geographic and a finalist in the Botswana Photographer of the Year awards. Thank you Lets Hippo – this magnificent aquatic creatures are commonly seen in the Zibidianja Lagoon and here one of them is…

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March News – Zarafa Camp, Botswana

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Thunderstorms and stormy weather dominated the first few days of this month in our gorgeous concession, adding to the lush beauty that summer has created.  The occasional showers provided an all too welcome reprieve from the heat, and as the month has worn on, these have become few and far between. As we head toward April, we can definitely feel…

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Lesego the Leopard reveals a new cub – Selinda Botswana

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The guides on the Selinda Reserve have announced the resident female Leopard, Lesego, has been found with a 2 to 3 month old cub.  This is believed to be her second cub that she has reared in the region so we will follow this story closely, the benefit being is her territory is so close to the Selinda Camp itself….

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Duba Plains – World Wildlife Day 2014

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Duba Plains went all out on Monday the 3rd March by celebrating the first ever World Wildlife Day with their guests. A global event to mark the need to focus and conserve our natural history. “On 20 December 2013, the Sixty-eighth session of the United Nations General Assembly decided to proclaim 3 March as World Wildlife Day to celebrate and raise awareness…

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February News – Selinda Camp, Botswana

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News from Selinda What a rollicking good time we’ve had at Selinda this month. It’s a visually stunning time of year, with lush green vegetation and billowing indigo thunderclouds making for some incredible photographic backdrops. Our birdlife hasn’t failed to disappoint the avid birders who have visited us recently. A single afternoon’s game drive has yielded more than 60 different…

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January 2014 news – Mara Plains and Mara Toto, Kenya

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  Hello to you all from the plains, rivers, thickets and valleys of the central Mara ecosystem- the Olare Motorogi Conservancy. The year has started well in this area and on all fronts- The wildlife is midst a time of plenty, the game viewing is at it’s best, skies are clear, mornings crisp, and the days warm leading to great…

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The Gourmet Side of Duba Plains, Botswana

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Pierre van Zyl has been the executive chef at Duba Plains since August 2012.  Born and bred in Johannesburg, South Africa, Pierre went to one of the best cooking schools in the country. The Institute of Culinary Arts is based in Stellenbosch, the very heart and soul of the good food and wine country. A man of many talents, Pierre…

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