Rule of Thirds with Sabine Stols

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Rule of Thirds with Sabine Stols In the video below you will watch Pangolin Photo Host Sabine Stols explain how she employed the Rule of Thirds with a beautiful African Fish Eagle as her [...]

Mashatu

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Mashatu, known as the land of the Giants, is situated in the Tuli Game Reserve which is in the South Easterly corner of Botswana close to the South African Border. The terrain is different to [...]

Photo Gear Advice

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Bags and carry on weights The topic of hand luggage allowances when it comes to camera bags has filled plenty of forums and we’re afraid to say that the answer as to what is [...]

Pangolin Chobe Hotel

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The Pangolin Chobe Hotel was a labour of love over eleven months by Guts and his team working long long days and often into the night to turn a desolate abandoned shell of a building [...]

The Pangolin Voyager

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There is simply nothing more relaxing than cruising down one of Africa’s most iconic and game filled rivers and the Pangolin Voyager is the perfect vessel. The Chobe river is the natural border between Namibia [...]

Pangolin Mobile Camp

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There is something deeply primaeval, exhilarating and nourishing about camping out in the wilds of Africa. It takes us back eons to our primitive selves where we were not cossetted by bricks and mortar nor [...]

Bushman Plains

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Bushman Plains Why we love it Like The Pangolin properties, Bushman Plains is an owner-managed lodge but in this case, the owners happen to be the people who have called this exquisite part of [...]

Jaci’s Tree Lodge

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Jaci, herself, is a force of nature and creativity that reflects wholeheartedly in this fantastic lodge and our partner property in SA’s best kept secret – Madikwe! Madikwe offers the opportunity to see and photograph [...]

Victoria Falls Safari Lodge

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The Victoria Falls Safari Lodge is situated just outside the town of Victoria falls and about ten minutes (by hourly complimentary shuttle) to the Falls themselves. This has the distinct advantage of feeling much more [...]

Victoria Falls Hotel

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The Vic Falls Hotel exudes plenty of old-world charm throughout. With beautiful wood panelled reception and dining areas a glorious terrace and views across the lawn down to the Falls it’s a great place to [...]

The Last Word – Long Beach

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Everything about The Last Word family-owned brand oozes charm and generous hospitality and we love it! The seaside location does wonders for the soul. There’s nothing quite like a long walk on the beach, is [...]

Cape Grace Hotel

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Cape Grace Hotel Why we love it A darling deluxe hotel a short walk from the vibrant V&A wharf. For the well-heeled independent traveller with a penchant for antiques and personalised service, you can’t [...]

Victoria Falls Safari Club

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The Safari Club is the exclusive wing of The Victoria Falls Safari Lodge which is situated just outside the town of Victoria falls and about ten minutes (by hourly complimentary shuttle) to the Falls themselves. [...]

The Last Word – Franschhoek

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Everything about The Last Word family-owned brand oozes charm and generous hospitality. The Last Word Franschhoek enjoys pride of place on Huguenot Street, the Cape Winelands’ answer to the South of France. Franschhoek is our [...]

The Commodore Hotel

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The Victoria and Alfred Waterfront (known simply as the “Waterfront”) is a vast shopping and entertainment district built around South Africa’s oldest working harbour. This vast property houses everything from exclusive shops, cinemas, restaurants and [...]

Saruni Samburu

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The creative driving force behind Saruni Samburu is Italian ex-journalist Riccardo Orizio – a true gentleman of the safari industry and a great person to sit around a fire with if you happen to meet [...]

Planet Baobab

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Quirky, fun and laid back….that’s Planet Baobab. Built in a “forest” of baobab trees this lodge is a favourite with overlanders and adventure seekers you can miss its entrance as its right opposite a giant [...]

Pamusha

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We adore this cosy, suburban 17-roomed bed and breakfast for its warm hospitality and budget friendly rates. The restaurant is open twenty-four hours a day for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Try the ‘chesa nyama’ (barbequed [...]

Old Drift Lodge

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Nestled on the bank of the mighty Zambezi River a few kilometres up from Victoria Falls you will find the little piece of paradise that is the Old Drift Lodge. Being just outside of the [...]

More Quarters

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A heartbeat away from the action of trendy Kloof Street, this classy studio style lodging is a calm, unfettered bolt hole. From here, you can experience local living at its best. Dip into the coffee [...]

Mara Bush Camp

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Debates rage as to where the best camp is located when it comes to the Masai Mara – especially during migration season. The Mara itself is not very large (when compared to the other half [...]

Ilala Lodge

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There’s nothing quite like the feeling of a family run hotel. Ilala Lodge, like Pangolin Photo Safaris, has a long history of dedication to providing a quality hospitality experience. Aside from the friendly staff, the [...]

The Grand Daddy

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Long Street is the bustling centre of Cape Town’s city centre and is crammed with restaurants, coffee shops, African art shops, galleries and bars. Sitting exactly half way up this street is the fantastic Grand [...]

The Cape Milner

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An eclectic mix of contemporary boutique and old-world charm, The Cape Milner is modern, boutique-style living in a secluded, yet convenient location. Colourful geometric designs, African craft and silvertinted ceilings create an elegant boutique sanctuary [...]