We Need a Break

I go to nature to be soothed, healed and have my senses put in order – John Burroughs Six months into the pandemic and all of us, in one way or another, are feeling stressed by the massive disruption of…

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Trending: Longer stays

Safari publications we’ve recently seen tell us that Africa travel experts forecast that longer stays will be a thing coming out of the pandemic. As one writer put it; Gone are the days of 2 to 3 night stays in…

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Leading in Difficult Times

Many readers of this newsletter and many Tasimba guests are leaders in business, in their communities or in society. Our CEO Hugh Coppen, who is a leadership coach and consultant (when he is not leading our safaris!) has published an…

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Leave Only Footprints

“Take only photos, leave only footprints” is a phrase you will hear in some of the world’s most pristine places. You’ll certainly hear it on our Tasimba safari where we willingly observe it and would do so even if it…

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Unique? Yes, really…

The irony of the word ‘unique’ is that the word itself has become so cliché! In a world in which innovations quickly become commoditized, truly unique offerings are a rare breed. So many things that claim to be unique really…

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In a New Light

One of the things that many guests struggle with when they first come to Africa is how to manage the harsh light during the day in their photos. It’s a new light they haven’t experienced before, with the tropical sun…

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