Client Feedback: stunning photos of Kafue NP and South Luangwa Valley in Zambia

Dr Michael Leary-Owhin recently visited the South Luangwa Valley and Kafue National Park in Zambia as part of a private photographic safari organised by Gane and Marshall. A keen photographer, Mike took some exceptional photos which he’s been kind enough to share with us, and which we in turn want to share with you. Continue reading Client Feedback: stunning photos of Kafue NP and South Luangwa Valley in Zambia

Photos of 1940s Tanzania – stills from the film Men of Two Worlds

A recent traveller with Gane and Marshall, Richard Parker, has very kindly donated a collection of black and white stills from the 1946 film Men of Two Worlds, a British production set in colonial-era Tanzania. We’ve in turn donated the photos, which depict Moshi, Arusha, and the Maasai lands of the 1940s, to the Britain Tanzania Society (BTS), but before doing so we took the time to digitise them.
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Arctic Polar Bear Tours – Where and when to go

Arctic Polar Bear Tours

For many wildlife enthusiasts a Polar Bear tour to see these great white bears of the Arctic in their natural surroundings is right at the top of their wish list. The polar bear is a stunningly beautiful and regal creature that just demands respect! It is the largest land predator in the world and an extremely powerful hunter. Its flat, oar-like feet make it a remarkable swimmer, while its acute sense of smell allows it to locate seats even under the ice. Watching a polar bear hunt its prey is an unrivalled wildlife spectacle.

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Bear Watching in Finland

Brown Bear Watching Finland

May and June are simply magical months to go brown bear watching in Finland. The onset of summer marks the beginning of an unrivalled wildlife spectacle, the bear-viewing season.  Finland’s 1,000-strong population of brown bear emerge from their winter hibernation and begin to roam the woods and mountains to the east of the country. Here, in the remote taiga on the border with Russia, you can watch these most elusive of creatures in the wild, as they play, forage, and mate in their natural habitat largely undisturbed by man. Few countries in Europe offer wildlife experiences to rival that of bear watching in Finland. Continue reading Bear Watching in Finland

Our top Botswana lodges and safari camps

Botswana lodges and safari camps ~ In recent blogs we looked at our favourite regions of Botswana as well as the best times of year to visit them. Of course, choosing which of Botswana’s many wonderful national parks and game reserves to visit is just the first stage of your planning your safari; choosing which camps and lodges to stay at is the next step, and arguably the most important. Thankfully, Botswana is home to some of Africa’s very best accommodation, whether you’re looking for a small, rustic bush camp, a luxury lodge, or something inbetween. In this blog, our Botswana specialist Sarah Williams lists some of her favourite Botswana lodges and camps.
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Botswana Wildlife Highlights – Top 5 Botswana wildlife attractions

Botswana Wildlife Highlights ~ Botswana’s wildlife is as rich and varied as its diverse terrain. From the plains of the Kalahari to the waterways of Linyanti, Botswana’s many different habitats are host to a vast array of species. Here we highlight just a few of our favourite of Botswana’s wildlife attractions, with special emphasis on those that are unique to the country.  Continue reading Botswana Wildlife Highlights – Top 5 Botswana wildlife attractions

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