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When Hong Kong Tatler went to Ethiopia

Monday, 10 April 2017 15:16

Great to see Jakki Phillip’s piece Exploring Ethiopia's Ancient wonders out in this month’s Hong Kong Tatler.

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On the crater floor

Thursday, 16 February 2017 13:40

Welcome to Simon's next diary installment of his recent Tanzania trip.

Today, in order to get to the gate that would take us down to the Ngorongoro Crater floor for exactly 6am, which is when it opens, we were up at 5am. When coupled with the free-flowing whisky the night before at Entamanu and an exceptionally comfortable bed, this proved challenging.

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Jane Owen and the wild-card purchase

Thursday, 09 February 2017 16:24

I’ve just got back from a trip that included hosting deputy editor of the Financial Times Jane Owen on a ‘whistle stop tour’ around the likes of northern Kenya’s Il Ngwesi and Borana Wildlife Conservancies. The purpose of the trip was to help articulate, publicise and curry interest in the conservation models that Wild Philanthropy was set up to support. 

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Entamanu: Simon and Frankie visit Nomad's new camp

Wednesday, 15 February 2017 11:05

Welcome to Simon's next diary installment of his recent trip to Tanzania.

After leaving Gibb's Farm, we continued through stunning scenery until we made it to the crater. Famous for its captivating views and vast plains and home to huge herds of wild game, I've never actually heard anyone talk about the sizeable forest leading up to the rim from the south eastern side. I wondered how many people have explored these parts: even among popular travel spots like this, there are still so many pockets of wilderness untouched by mainstream tourism.

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The white lions of Lebombo

Tuesday, 07 February 2017 18:38

You may remember us introducing a leucistic giraffe earlier on this year. If not a brief recap: leucism is a condition where a partial lack of pimentation in an animal causes white skin, fur, hair, scales or feathers. In July Tarangire National Park welcomed the birth of a giraffe, later named Omo after a popular washing brand, whose hair was all but completely white in colour.

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