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On Safari: The Lion Sleeps, The Elephants Poop, and the Leopard, the Elusive Leopard…

Michael’s searchlight picks out the lion materializing suddenly out of the darkness. A couple of females and their five cubs. Sighting female lions is not so unusual out here on the savanna or bushveld that is part of the Kapama

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Township Tourism: Welcome to the New South Africa

In the new South Africa, the poor and the oppressed have been turned into a tourist attraction. The townships on the flatlands outside Cape Town once were a symbol of the worst excesses of apartheid, the white supremacist South African

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Toto, We Are Not In Kansas Anymore…

Evidence, Toto, we are not in Kansas anymore:the captain of our Boeing 777 announces that the flight to South Africa from Dubai will be longer than usual because we must fly around war-torn Yemen. You begin to understand you are in

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