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Africa Day celebrates the anniversary of the Organization of African Unity. This holiday, which is formerly known as African Freedom Day and African Liberation Day commemorates, not only the founding of the OAU, but also its role in bringing the African nations together.
An African safari is an incredible opportunity to experience a variety of wildlife in their natural environment. In those moments, in the wild African bush, you would want to savour every moment. There is no better way to do this than by capturing these moments with a camera. We sat down with professional, wildlife photographer, Marlon Dutoit, who gave us some very useful tips for capturing the very best photos with your camera on safari.
Those seeking safari are usually in want of a few key things: incredible animal sightings, diverse activities like game drives and mokoro rides, and beautiful scenery – be it rivers, savannas, or waterfalls. And while these things are all incredible, and certainly a joy to experience, safari is about so much more. Safari, to me, is a feeling – something that you cannot see in a photo or describe to a friend.
Many describe Lake Kariba as Zambia’s hidden Riveira! It provides beautiful vistas, gorgeous sunsets, excellent fishing, boating options, water sports, and fantastic peaceful vacations or weekends spent soaking up the sun.
You’ll find some of the most luxurious camps and lodges on an African safari. Not only is the continent saturated with the most magnificent wildlife and scenery, but also breathtaking experiences, many of which have been on your travel bucket list for a while.
African dance is considered to be the world’s oldest form of choreography. To this day, many tribes in sub-Saharan Africa pass these African dance legacies on to their children from a very early age.