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OUT OF AFRICA: The fascinating Sand Rivers Selous where hippos lie submerged under the cool water, with only their bulbous heads peeping out, and languid crocodiles laze against the sand banks before sliding clumsily into the river.
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UNSPOILT CORNER: Chada Katavi is a seasonal camp that blends discreetly into its environment, with green canvas tents camouflaged among the wide, canopied trees.
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UNSPOILT CORNER: The six-tented camp, which accommodates only 12 people at a time, is filled with antique wooden beds, storm lanterns and cosy wool rugs
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OUT OF AFRICA: Kigelia Ruaha comprises six airy tents arranged under a grove of Kigelia trees, beautifully designed with locally crafted light wood furniture, cream cotton sheets and a fully functional en-suite bathroom
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UP CLOSE TO NATURE: Sand Rivers Selous is situated on the banks of the Rufji River. Eight open-fronted thatched cottages are designed to give guests panoramic views of the Selous game reserve, as well as allowing the sounds of hippos bellowing to be heard. Huge honeymoon-sized beds sit on a cream stone platform, with a wooden deck in front overlooking the flowing river
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UP CLOSE TO NATURE: Sand Rivers Selous is situated on the banks of the Rufji River. Eight open-fronted thatched cottages are designed to give guests panoramic views of the Selous game reserve, as well as allowing the sounds of hippos bellowing to be heard. Huge honeymoon-sized beds sit on a cream stone platform, with a wooden deck in front overlooking the flowing river
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UP CLOSE TO NATURE: Sand Rivers Selous is situated on the banks of the Rufji River. Eight open-fronted thatched cottages are designed to give guests panoramic views of the Selous game reserve, as well as allowing the sounds of hippos bellowing to be heard. Huge honeymoon-sized beds sit on a cream stone platform, with a wooden deck in front overlooking the flowing river

Walk on the wild side

Only in Tanzania will you see zebra crossings, literally, and leopards looking down on you, again literally, from a tamarind tree. Luxury Tanzanian safaris open travellers up to one of the largest wildlife populations in the world.
Dec 27, 2014 5:50 AM

EAST Africa - a stretch of land that boasts some of the greatest natural wonders the world has to offer. Africa - an entire nation crippled due to the near-hysterical media attention over Ebola - a fatal disease sweeping through the western part of the continent this year. Like the adage about