With a population of 58 million, spread across a broad spectrum of vibrant cultures and traditional languages, South Africa has rightfully and affectionally referred to as the ‘rainbow nation’. Likewise, with close on 200 mammals, including the dangerous ‘Big Five’ – elephant, rhino, buffalo, lion and leopard –  and over 850 bird species …


Botswana, a sparsely populated country of desert and arid-savanna woodland located in the heart of Southern Africa, is home to the world acclaimed Okavango Delta, and the scenically engaging arid-savanna of the Tuli Block enclave at the confluence of the Limpopo and Shashi rivers in the south east corner of the country …


In the view of some, Namibia is a vast expanse of nothingness, a desolate moonscape holding little of interest. But for most it is a sparsely populated amalgamation of varied and pristine landscapes, richly endowed with a fascinating variety of life forms that have successfully adapted to life within the desert dunes, gravel plains and semi-arid savanna …


An exceptional variety of mammal and bird viewing experiences within the spectrum of varied habitat types. Victoria Falls – ‘the smoke that thunders’ – as one of the worlds’ most spectacular natural wonders. Hwange and Mana Pools National Parks where elephant and buffalo herds wander in enormous abundance – reminiscent of the Africa of old …


Uganda, evocatively described in travel journals as the ‘Pearl of the Africa’, lives up to its reputation from colonial days as a verdant green country of saturated colour combinations and outstanding natural beauty, complemented by the warmth of the Buganda  people and the wealth of wildlife unique to the equatorial region …


Patrick and Marie-Louise Cardwell
PO Box 74, Simons Town 7995 South Africa
Ph/Fax: +27 21 786 1414
Mobile: +27 83 272 2455
Skype: mlcardwell

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