Monthly Archives: September 2011

Bird’s Eye View: Honeymoons in Mozambique

Mozambique is rapidly developing as a great honeymoon destination to combine with South Africa. It has a couple of distinct advantages. Firstly, unlike Mauritius, there are direct flights from Kruger International Airport to Vilanculos in Mozambique. Vilanculos is the springboard for the island lodges of Bazaruto and Benguerra such as Marlin Lodge, Azura Retreat and [...]

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Marlin Lodge – see their new video

Marlin Lodge is one of our favourite beach retreats in Mozambique. It seems to get just the right mix between lay-back relaxation yet lots of comfort both in terms of your accommodation but also the great food and little extra  touches… Have a look at a recent video about the lodge:

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Trip Report: Lower Zambezi & Old Mondoro Bush Camp

Post from Peter Bates, Cedarberg UK: I flew directly to the Lower Zambezi – again the flight was stunning. The view of the Zambezi as we approached Royal airstrip is sensational. Even better was my 10 minute flight to Jeki airstrip for my stay at Old Mondoro. Flying right over the river looking down on [...]

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Mkulumadzi Camp in Majete, Malawi

Robin Pope Safaris have just launched a new lodge in Malawi – Mkulumadzi Camp in Majete Wildlife Reserve – which will round out their Malawi lodge offering. (They already have a great lodge at Lake Malawi – Pumulani Lodge.) Mkulumadzi is an exclusive camp in Southern Malawi set on a lush riverbank within Majete Wildlife [...]

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Trip Report: Chichele Presidential Lodge

Post from Peter Bates, Cedarberg UK: After Nkwali, I headed to a completely different sort of lodge in the South Luangwa – Chichele Presidential Lodge, which began its life as the bush retreat of former President of Zambia,  Kenneth Kaunda. This is a colonial lodge in a grand hilltop setting – and the location really [...]

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Extra flights for the Kruger to Victoria Falls route

The Kruger to Victoria Falls flight from KMI airport to Livingstone finally seems to be taking off (excuse the pun!). The thrice-weekly schedule is going to be increased to five time a week – all days except Wednesdays and Sundays. This will mean that its much easier to plan this flight into your safari. To [...]

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Kate Bergh is co-founder of Cedarberg African Travel, a specialist tour operator for Southern and East Africa.

She heads up the South African office, having lived in South Africa since 1993. Her home looks up to the Cedarberg Mountains, where she enjoys hiking and cycling, when she’s not out discovering new places to visit, with her three children in tow. Kate has travelled extensively throughout the region to Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Namibia, Botswana, Mozambique and Zimbabwe as well as most areas of South Africa. She also loves history, meeting people and a good thriller...

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