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ART Nobody Paints Africa Like Larry …

I WROTE A POST ABOUT HIM SOME TIME AGO, but I just visited Larry Norton at home in Vic Falls – and was so deeply impressed by this man’s ability to depict Africa on canvas that I have to present some of his latest works! An remarkable artist, who, when not in his study, roams … Weiterlesen »

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PLACES The News To Use … (No. 25)

It’s a shame, Zambia didn‘t make it. This beautiful and seriously governed country tried to fill the void Zimbabwe’s regime of Robert Mugabe created with it’s ridiculous policy. But they couldn’t. Why? They lack the infrastructure Zimbabwe has. Their marketing was nut good enough. They didn’t have the trained people for more tourists. And the … Weiterlesen »

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TRAVEL The Nice Advice … (No. 27)

They call him „The Hollywood Star of the Game Wardens“ for his looks, we call him „The No. 1“ for his knowledge of the wild: Tony Moore from Vic Falls in Zimbabwe. Safaris with him on foot, by boat or by car are just the best you can get. Here we have an expert who … Weiterlesen »

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NATURE In Praise of … Vegentable Ivory (No. 28)

Can a palm tree save the elephants? A little bit. Because there is a tree that produces ivory. It’s the Ilala palm, we erudite Africans like to call it Hyphaene Natalensis. And the ivory is called Vegetable Ivory and is a iron hard nut. When finished, it looks like a ping-pong ball. With finished I … Weiterlesen »

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