Robin Pope News

This section is to keep you up to date with what is going on in our world. Included are press articles, wildlife sightings at our properties, general Zambia and Malawi news plus some exciting bits of information about RPS.

Celebrating Zambia’s 50 years of Independence!

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  Let’s explore Zambia in 2014 as the country celebrates its 50th year of independence! Robin Pope Safaris has put together a 10 night trip that features Zambia’s key safari destinations in celebration: Livingstone Livingstone is home to one of [...]

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Es ist Montag 14 August 2017 mit Neuigkeiten von Tena Tena und Nsefu

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Hallo zusammen, wie immer hoffe ich, dass Ihr auf ein schönes Wochenende zurückblicken könnt, während ich Euch heute berichten will, wie unser Leben im Luangwa-Tal weitergeht mit der spektakulären Natur, in der sich jeden Tag so vieles ereignet. Also höre [...]

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It’s Monday 14 August 2017 and some news from Tena Tena & Nsefu

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I do hope that you are all well and have had a fabulous weekend. Truth be told, life in the Luangwa continues at its usual pace with plenty of animals everywhere and so much going on in terms of wildlife, [...]

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Free flights promotion

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John’s Camp & Changa Safari Camp FREE FLIGHTS Promo! Explore two of Zimbabwe’s gems with this great offer! A safari experience in Lake Kariba, Matusadona and magical walking adventures in Mana Pools, a World Heritage Site. Changa Safari Camp and [...]

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Es ist Montag 7 August 2017 und das Luangwa River Camp ist an der Reihe

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Hallo, ich hoffe es geht Euch gut und Ihr hattet ein wunderschönes Wochenende voller Freude. Hier im Luangwa Tal geht alles seinen rechten Gang und wir werden jeden Tag daran erinnert, wie glücklich wir sein können, in diesem kleinen Garten [...]

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It’s Monday 7 August 2017 and Luangwa River Camp gets its turn!

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I do hope that you are all fabulously well and have had a wonderful weekend doing whatever it is that you do at weekends. Here in the Luangwa well nothing changes in terms of how amazing it is and we [...]

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Es ist Montag 31 Juli 2017 und Kiki nimmt Euch mit nach Nsefu

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Hallo zusammen, ich hoffe es geht Euch gut und Ihr seid schon gespannt darauf zu lesen, was es an aufregenden Geschichten aus dem Süd Luangwa zu berichten gibt. Wie Ihr aus der Überschrift entnehmt richten wir unsere Aufmerksamkeit heute nach [...]

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It’s Monday 31 July 2017 and Kiki takes a few days of Safari up at Nsefu

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I do hope that you are all well and sitting comfortably, and ready and raring for this week’s bout of stories from the South Luangwa. As you have probably already guessed, this week we are heading up to Nsefu where [...]

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Es ist Montag 24 Juli 2017 und es wird gewaschen

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Guten Tag – Ich hoffe, Sie haben alle einen tollen Montag und hatten ein wunderbares Wochenende. Das Leben im Luangwatal bleibt spannend und letzte Woche wurden uns wieder einige fantastische Begegnungen von ganz kleinen zu den grossen Tieren geboten wie [...]

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It’s Monday 24 July 2017 and off for a wash!

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I do hope that you are all having a wonderful Monday and had a fabulous weekend. Luangwa life continues with its usual excitement and gusto and there have been some amazing sightings from the small to the big including this [...]

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Es ist Montag 17 Juli 2017 mit einem tollen Aufenthalt in Mkulumadzi und einer seltenen Begegnung im Luangwatal

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Hallo allerseits, ich hoffe, dass es Ihnen gut geht und dass Sie bereit sind für ein paar eifersüchtig machende Begegnungen, welche wir in den letzten Wochen hatten. Erst gehen wir hinüber nach Malawi, wo wir Neuigkeiten von unserem Gast Carole [...]

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It’s Monday 17th July 2017 and a fabulous stay at Mkulumadzi and a rare sighting in the Luangwa!

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I do hope that you are all well and ready for some of the envy-inducing sightings that we have been having over the last couple of weeks. First of all we are going to scoot over to Malawi as we [...]

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Es ist Montag 10 Juli 2017 und Leoparde in der Luft

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Hallo – Ich hoffe Sie sind alle wohlauf, sitzen bequem und hatten ein tolles Wochenende. Neuigkeiten aus dem Luangwatal? Nun, wir sind alle sehr beschäftigt mit vielen Gästen, Pirschfahrten im Park und vielen unvergesslichen Begegnungen. Es beginnt und endet nicht [...]

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It’s Monday 10th July 2017 and a leaping leopard!

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I do hope that you are all well, sitting comfortably and have had a wonderful weekend. Everyone here in the valley is being kept very busy with lots of guests coming through, meaning lots of game drives out in the [...]

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Es ist Montag 3 Juli 2017 und die erste Mobile Walking Safari

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Hallo ihr Lieben ich hoffe, es geht Euch allen gut und ihr hattet einen erfolgreichen Start in die Woche. Während ich hier gerade im schönen Luangwa Camp sitze, den wundervollen Morgen genieße und mich frage, worüber ich Euch wohl diese [...]

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It’s Monday 3rd July 2017 and some news from the first Mobile

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I do hope that you are all well. Here in the Luangwa as I sit enjoying another wonderful day looking out into the bush I was wondering what to chat to you about when Jason popped in and mentioned writing [...]

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It’s Monday 26th June 2017 and in the back garden

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I do hope that you are all well and that you have had a fabulous weekend; and those of you in the UK have enjoyed the wonderful summer temperatures. Here in Zambia, winter is truly here and nights are spent [...]

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The Cheetahs Move Back to Malawi

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It has been about 20 years since cheetahs were last seen in Malawi. Even more shockingly, it has been close to a century since cheetahs were documented in Liwonde National Park. That, however, has just happily changed. 4 specially chosen [...]

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Es ist Montag 19 Juni 2017 und wanderlusting

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Hallo zusammen, ich hoffe Ihr hattet alle ein wunderbares Wochenende und seid erholt für die neue Woche. Was hat es bei uns Neues gegeben? Hier sind zu allererst die letzten Vorbereitungen für den alljährlichen Aufbruch unserer ‘Mobile-Teams’ zu nennen, die [...]

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It’s Monday 19th June 2017 and wanderlusting

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I do hope that everyone is well and after a fabulous weekend you are ready for another week ahead. So for this week, what news? There has been plenty of happenings including the annual pack up and departure of the [...]

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Es ist Montag 12 Juni 2017 mit einem Überblick und dem Elefantenrüssel

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Hallo zusammen, ich hoffe es geht Euch gut und Ihr hattet ein schönes Wochenende. Hier im Luangwa bereiten wir mit Hochdruck die Eröffnung aller Camps vor (wobei eigentlich nur noch die Wandercamps eingerichtet und zum Laufen gebracht werden müssen, was [...]

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It’s Monday 12th June 2017 with a round up and the elephant’s trunk

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I do hope that you are all fabulously well and have had a wonderful weekend. Here in the Luangwa needless to say it is full steam ahead with all the camps open (well almost all, we have yet to get [...]

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Es ist Montag 5 Juni 2017 und ein paar glitschige Geschichten

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Hallo allerseits. Ich hoffe Sie sitzen bequem für die heutige Ausgabe unserer Montagspost. Mutter Natur hat allerlei seltsame und wunderbare Kreaturen erschaffen und eine, welche die Menschen spaltet ist bestimmt die Schlange. Sie bieten definitiv Stoff für eine Hassliebesbeziehung. Aber [...]

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It’s Monday 5th June 2017 and snakes galore

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I do hope that you are well and sitting comfortably for this weeks’ installment. As you all know, Mother Nature has all sorts of weird and wonderful creatures to share with us but I think that the one that parts [...]

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Es ist Montag 29 Mai 2017 und ein Familienausflug ins Luangwatal

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Hallo und wie geht es Ihnen allen? Diese Woche wurde ich wieder verwöhnt mit den Ereignissen im Tal. Es gab so viele tolle Begegnungen. An jeder Ecke haut uns die Schönheit von Mutter Erde um. Simon und Shanie kamen mit [...]

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It’s Monday 29th May 2017 and a family trip to the Luangwa

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I hope you are well and had a great weekend? This week I have been spoilt again with an easy task of telling you what has been going on in the valley, but made all the easier by the fact [...]

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Es ist Montag 22 Mai 2017 und es ist Katzenalarm

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Ein schöner guter Montag allerseits – Ich hoffe, es geht Ihnen allen gut und dass Sie ein tolles Wochenende hinter sich haben. Hier in Nkwali dampfen wir diese Woche volle Kraft voraus. Wir haben das Camp geschlossen, um unser Schwimmbad [...]

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Es ist Montag 15 Mai 2017 und Zeit die Camps zu renovieren

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Ich hoffe Ihr sitzt bequem und seid gespannt zu hören, wie die Vorbereitungen zur Eröffnung unserer Camps vorangehen. Wie immer machen wir es uns so schwer wie möglich und der späte Regen hat uns auch nicht geholfen. Aber in richtiger [...]

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Es ist Montag 8 Mai 2017 mit Neuigkeiten von John’s Camp

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Ein wunderschöner guter Tag allerseits. Ich hoffe, Sie haben sich gut angeschnallt und sitzen komfortabel, weil heute reisen wir über die Grenze nach Simbabwe. Sarah von John’s Camp erzählt uns wie es ihnen seit der Eröffnung ergangen ist: John’s Camp [...]

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Es ist Montag 1 Mai 2017 und kühlere Temperaturen in Mkulumadzi

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Ein guter Montag allerseits. Ich hoffe, Ihr seid alle wohlauf und bereit für eine neue tolle Woche. Hier im Luangwatal sind wir mit Renovationen in unseren Camps beschäftigt. Wir warten immer noch darauf, dass die Strassen trocknen und passierbar werden. [...]

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Es ist Montag 17 April 2017 mit Neuigkeiten von Pumulani

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Hallo miteinander, ich hoffe, es geht Euch allen gut und Ihr könnt das Osterwochenende in aller Ruhe genießen. Hier in Luangwa haben wir viele Ostereier gesucht, Osterhasen gebacken und die Wildnis genossen. Doch eigentlich will ich ja gar nicht von [...]

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It’s Monday 22nd May 2017 and a feline frenzy!

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I do hope that you are well and have had a wonderful weekend. Here at Nkwali we are full steam ahead this week as we have closed the camp and are doing some serious repairs on the swimming pool which [...]

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It’s Monday 15th May 2017 and it’s camp building time

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I do hope that you are all well and sitting comfortably ready to hear about what we have been up to in preparation for getting the camps open for the season. As always, we do like to make things as [...]

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It’s Monday 8th May 2017 and news from John’s Camp

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Happy Monday to you! I do hope that you are sitting comfortably and all strapped in because this week we are dashing across the border – Off to Zimbabwe! Let’s hear from Sarah from John’s Camp to find out how [...]

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It’s Monday 1st May 2017 and cooler temperatures at Mkulumadzi.

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I do hope that you are all well and ready and raring for a wonderful new week ahead. Here in the Luangwa we are bounding ahead with camp building although it’s still a very nerve wracking time of the year [...]

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It’s Monday 24th April 2017 and Easter at Nkwali

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I do hope that you are well, sitting comfortably and the long Easter weekend doesn’t feel like too much of a distant memory. Here in the Luangwa we had a wonderful weekend and the team did the most fantastic job [...]

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It’s Monday 17th April 2017 and news from Pumulani

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I do hope that you are well, sitting comfortably and have had a wonderful Easter weekend. Here in the Luangwa there has been lots of Easter egg hunts, Easter bunny cookie making and of course plenty of wildlife. However this [...]

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Es ist Montag 10th April 2017 und der Rauch, der donnert

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Ich hoffe, es geht Euch gut und Ihr hattet eine schöne Zeit. Hier im Luangwa fangen wir an, den Beginn der Saison durchzuplanen, denn unmittelbar nach Ostern starten wir mit der Eröffnung unserer Camps durch und bittet drückt auch Ihr [...]

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It’s Monday 10th April 2017 and the smoke that thunders

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I do hope that you are well and have had a fabulous weekend.  Here in the Luangwa well we are starting to think about the beginning of the season, so as soon as we are through Easter we will be [...]

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Travel Review: Nkwali (Sydney Chic)

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Read all about Mark Rogers recent photo safari to South Luangwa Travel Review: Nkwali Mark Rogers Sydney Chic 18th March 2017

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Travel Review: Nsefu, Zambia (Sydney Chic)

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Some exquisite imagery from Mark rogers recent trip to South Luangwa on his Photo Safari: Travel Review: Nsefu Mark Rogers Sydney Chic 5th April 2017

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It’s Monday 3rd April 2017 and another successful trip to the Luangwa

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I do hope that you are fabulously well and have had a lovely weekend. I trust that those of you in Europe are enjoying the lovely onset of spring. Here in the valley we have been nonstop, but at least [...]

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It’s Monday 27th March 2017 and backwards and forwards!

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I hope that you are well and sitting comfortably having had a fabulous weekend and that you are ready to get the week off to a fabulous start with lots of stories from the Luangwa. What can I say, it [...]

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It’s Monday 20th March 2017 and a full river at Luangwa River Camp!

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I do hope that you have had a fabulous weekend! Here in the valley we certainly have even if possibly things have been a little wet of late. However lots of rain is certainly not something that we are going [...]

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It’s Monday 13th March 2017 and more river journeys

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I do hope that you are well, that you have had a fabulous weekend, and you are starting the week off refreshed, rejuvenated and full of enthusiasm. Here in the Luangwa, the river is up and we have been thoroughly [...]

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It’s Monday 6th March 2017 and another photographic extravaganza with David Rogers

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I do hope that you are fabulously well and sitting comfortably ready for this week’s news. You guessed it, we have had David Rogers back visiting us for another green season photographic safari so I am not going to bore [...]

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Robin Pope expands into Zimbabwe (Travelbones)

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Robin Pope Safaris (RPS) has formed a strategic partnership with Zambezi Valley safari operator; Milo Harrup and Sarah Stevens of The Mana Pools Travel Company, for a new semi-permanent camp in Mana Pools: Robin Pope expands into Zimbabwe Travelbones 7th [...]

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The Emerald Season at Nsefu (Your African Safari)

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South Luangwa is a prime destination for those wishing to experience the best of African wildlife. Many people, however, eschew the rainy season as they believe they won’t see as many animals. We’re here to dispell those beliefs: The Emerald [...]

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It’s Monday 27th February 2017 and the lion and the lamp

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I hope that you are well, had a smashing weekend and all is on track for the week ahead. Things are all go as usual in the Luangwa and despite the somewhat low river levels it is not stopping us [...]

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It’s Monday 20th February 2017 and slithering snakes

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I do hope that you are all well, happy and healthy. Hope no one is put off by this weeks’ It’s Monday title… It is a risky one but I have decided that it was just too good a story [...]

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Robin Pope Safaris expands into Zimbabwe!

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Exploring the wonderful wilds of Malawi, Zambia – and now Zimbabwe Robin Pope Safaris is delighted to announce an expansion of its operations into Zimbabwe and a new strategic partnership with a Zambezi Valley safari operator; Milo Harrup and Sarah [...]

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It’s Monday 16 January 2017 and news from Robin in Liuwa

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I hope that you are all well and have once again had another fabulous weekend.  Here in the Luangwa we have had lots and lots of rain which has been simply heavenly and the river has crept up a little [...]

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Liuwa Plain with Robin Pope

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Looking for an off the beaten track experience led by one of Africa’s finest guides… join us for a limited spaces on a few expeditions to the Liuwa with the legendary Robin Pope! We are offering 6 set departures, ranging [...]

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