Category Archives: 2003

It’s January 2003 and …

It’s January 2003 and … It’s Monday 6th Jan and a wet start to the year!!! Happy New Year!! I hope that however you saw in the new year was just as you wanted it! Assembled staff and guests did as they pleased this year – some opted to stay at Nkwali after another of […]

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It’s February 2003 and …

It’s February 2003 and … It’s Monday 3rd and closer to the big smoke! This newsletter is not coming to you from Lusaka as promised last week! It is Friday morning and I decided to write It’s Monday now before the office is packed up (with all the computers) this afternoon and we drive off […]

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It’s March 2003 and …

It’s March 2003 and … It’s Monday 3rd and Wild Dog rule the Valley! In fact, It’s Sunday – and I am sitting in the office in Lusaka wishing I was back in the Valley. I spoke to Clare earlier today, who will be managing Nsefu with her partner Ed next season. They have elected […]

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It’s April 2003 and …

It’s April 2003 and … It’s Monday 7th and Nkwali springs to life Hope we find you well wherever you are. Here at Nkwali the sun is shining, the blue sky is dotted with high cloud and all is well. I have just returned from a weekend in the park and lots of great sightings. […]

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It’s May 2003 and …

It’s May 2003 and … It’s Monday 5th and Jacana is on the menu Well, I am now back at my desk and fully recovered. Jo and Shanie are down in Durban for Indaba, the travel show, and having a great time meeting lots of agents and fellow safari operators. They say that the hard […]

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It’s June 2003 and …

It’s June 2003 and … It’s Monday 2nd and Nsefu excels. Well this week I am going to start with some good news and some bad. We were happily surprised a couple of days ago to find a third flamingo had joined our couple. We are hoping that maybe we will find one addition a […]

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It’s July 2003 and …

It’s July 2003 and … It’s Monday 7th and the one eyed snake! I am sitting at my desk shoeless today – this is my choice as I sometimes like to feel the earth between my toes. However, the other day Jason A had a bit of a boot crisis. His group were due to […]

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It’s August 2003 and …

It’s August 2003 and … It’s Monday 4th and good advice? Shanie here. The honour of writing It’s Monday has fallen to me this week (my first in three years – does this tell you something?) as Kim is currently on her way back from Lusaka. She and Adam, our workshop manager, are doing battle […]

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It’s September 2003 and …

It’s September 2003 and … It’s Monday 1st and Caterers’ Capers I am standing back this week and handing over to our caterers and ex caterer who have been on some amazing game drives. Kate from Nkwali has had a few days off and stayed up at Tena Tena and gave a super report of […]

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It’s October 2003 and …

It’s October 2003 and … It’s Monday 6th and birding bonanza Nkwali is seeing a full scale battle of the sexes this week. The girls went out for a night on the town – well dinner at the next door camp is the closest we get to hitting the nightspots but anyway you get the […]

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It’s November 2003 and …

It’s November 2003 and … It’s Monday 3rd and Tena Tena closes I am writing this week with a heavy heart. Tena Tena my spiritual home has closed for another season. It really is unbelievable how quickly this season has flown by. It only seems a few weeks ago that Shanie was rushing around trying […]

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It’s December 2003 and …

It’s December 2003 and … It’s Monday 1st and the Aardvark Yes we have really seen an Aardvark. I use the term loosely as I did not see if unfortunately. Paul was driving back from an evening gamedrive and came to Robin’s Bridge. Being close to camp the guests had already packed up their camera […]

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