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5 Conservation Initiatives Gaining Popularity

5 Conservation Initiatives Gaining Popularity

Vishnu Rajamanickam | Not many years ago, the people of the Maasai tribe never batted an eyelid before drawing a spear through the nearest game animal in sight. “We did it for fun,” they say, “and also because if we wouldn’t kill them first, they would.” This doesn’t come as a surprise because man and […]

Visiting a Gorilla

Visiting a Gorilla

Marloes Elbertsen | Koko is a 40-year-old female, who spent most of her life together with Micheal and is known as a true novelist. She speaks about 2,000 words in English and knows over 1,000 signs in sign language. Based on the fact that most adults have about 20,000 – 35,000 words in their dictionary, […]

Endless plains… the Serengeti

Endless plains… the Serengeti

Vishnu Rajamanickam | The word Serengeti is derived from the Maasai language, which means “endless plains” – making it an accurate explanation in itself of the beautiful and picturesque terrain that beholds the wanderer’s eye. The national park is a sprawling expanse of faded green grass pockmarked with trees across its stretch. The Serengeti National […]

Interview with Chris Austria – Wildlife, Travel, Photography & more!

Interview with Chris Austria – Wildlife, Travel, Photography & more!

  Marloes Elbertsen | Wildlife Conservation | At the Uganda Wildlife Education Center, we are meeting with Mr. Chris Austria to talk about his passion for wildlife, conservation but most of all photography. Do not hesitate to take a tour onto his website!

Go Hunting…For African Art!

Go Hunting…For African Art!

Vishnu Rajamanickam | Like history, understanding art in a demographic is a revelation of how people and their conscious have evolved as a society. It tells us about their convictions, their way of life over the centuries, their contemporary fascinations, and even their abstract ideas towards the future. When you go around seeking art, you […]

The History of African Safari Travels

The History of African Safari Travels

Marloes Elbertsen | In early human history, there already was a deep connection between the Arabic and African cultures, still leaving its footprint in different places around the African continent. Think about Lamu, Mombasa and Zanzibar where most of the population is Arabic. Or what about the Middle East? A high number of their citizens […]

Top 5 Highlights in Kenya

Top 5 Highlights in Kenya

Vishnu Rajamanickam | Curious to know what the Earth looked like back in its infancy? Head to Kenya on the East coast of Africa – home to diverse ecosystems and all kinds of topography known to mankind: undulating plains, plummeting valleys, vast highlands, scaling mountains, luminous deserts, and pristine beaches brought to life by a […]

How to contribute to communities as a tourist

How to contribute to communities as a tourist

Marloes Elbertsen | A great number of the population in East Africa is still living in poverty. The wildlife in East Africa is still not safe from poaching. Both risks are decreasing where remote villages are less “remote” and wildlife conservation is starting to receive attention. No child should die of hunger. No elephant should […]

Tanzania’s Treasures

Tanzania’s Treasures

Vishnu Rajamanickam | Perched atop the Eastern Central Coast of the African hinterlands is a country that houses the world’s largest species of migrating wildlife and tree-climbing lions. Interestingly enough, it is also home to UNESCO’s seven natural heritage sites, diverse ecosystems, and one of the largest varieties of birds and beasts in the world. […]

Masai Mara  “A once-in-a-lifetime journey”

Masai Mara “A once-in-a-lifetime journey”

Marloes Elbertsen | Traveling through Kenya is so much more than just visiting different destinations, you’re going through a change in the deep and permanent ways of life. From the mountains to the beach, from the desert to the national park. From too much money to count to complete misery in such large amount. From […]