Marakele the Undiscovered Big 5 Paradise

Marakele the Undiscovered Big 5 Paradise


Thabazimbi, the jewel of the Limpopo province in South Africa is a town in trouble. Not only has the iron ore mine closed its doors, but the trade in rare wildlife, arguably Thabazimbi’s second largest industry, has also taken a knock as the bubble burst and prices crashed. Simon, our friendly waiter at a local restaurant describes how more and more for-sale signs are…

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A Trip To Murchison Falls In Uganda


Uganda may not be as well known as some of the surrounding countries for seeing lions and other wildlife, but there’s one area at least that can make for an unforgettable outdoor excursion. That area is Murchison Falls National Park, well north of the capital city of Kampala, but not so far north as to be unsafe (given that the Sudan border…

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Giraffe Manor - Eduardo Zárate

Enjoying an Unforgettable Stay at Nairobi’s Giraffe Manor


(Cover Photo by Eduardo Zárate) After you set your travel dates and buy your plane ticket, the next step is booking a hotel. You want to stay somewhere nice but also somewhere that doesn’t break the bank—totally understandable. Luckily, the famous Giraffe Manor in Nairobi, the capital of Kenya, is the perfect place to stay. [Also Visit: TrekBible] If you want more…

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Lions In India – Gir National Park a Lions Paradise


Do you remember that very famous phrase from Disney’s The Lion King, “HAKUNA MATATA”? You all must remember this, our beloved Simba the lion, along with his friends Timon and Pumba singing and living his life in the jungle… and watching them all make us all wonder if we ever get a chance to see the beauty of Jungle in live, the…

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Interview with Wildlife Photographer Rodney Xolile Nombekana

Interview with Wildlife Photographer Rodney Xolile Nombekana


WLR: Can you describe your background and how you got involved in photography? Rodney: My background is actually animal behaviour. I worked with Kevin Richardson (aka the lion Whisperer) for many years before starting my own Safari Company. As a guide I visit many places and one day while on tour in 2015 in Pilanesberg National Park we had a great sighting of…

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10 Must See Attractions in Cape Town

10 Must See Attractions in Cape Town South Africa


The 10 must see attractions in Cape Town South Africa include Table Mountain, Robben Island and Lions Head. Cape Town is a wonderfully vibrant city; very developed Cape Town feels like many other major western cities but with a more laid back atmosphere. South Africa is a hugely diverse nation and as such this is reflected in the city’s set up. With influences from around…

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Wildlife Photography Interview with Jason Kandume


Jason spent his childhood in Namibia and went from hunting wildlife with bows and arrows to developing a deep respect for nature in later years. Today he owns a photographic safari company based in the US. We asked him some questions on how he got started and what his photographic inspirations are. [READ: Our interview with Wildlife Photographer Ilna Booyens] On your…

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WhereLionsRoam Featured Pic February 2017

WhereLionsRoam Featured Pics for February 2017


In February we featured the following photographers: Nobby Clarke Hannes Rossouw Neale Howarth Ade Foster [See]: Our current WLR Featured Pics To submit your work for a feature on Where Lions Roam, just drop us an email at featuredpic@wherelionsroam.com with a resized photo (1000 pixels on the long edge). You remain the owner of the photo, we will link to your site and you…

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5 Best Zimbabwean Bush Camps


Many people desire to go to Africa.  We only know what we have seen on television, but do we see the full picture?  Zimbabwe is a place one might consider visiting if you are searching for a budget destination.   Bush Camps Bush camps are perfect for explorers and adventurers, and especially for nature lovers. African bush camps act as a tourist attraction and contribute largely to…

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WhereLionsRoam Featured Pic for January 2017

WhereLionsroam Featured Pics for January 2017


In January the following photographers were featured: Matthew Poole Peet Strydom Johan Mocke Michael Cohen [See]: Our current WLR Featured Pics To submit your work for a feature on Where Lions Roam, just drop us an email at featuredpic@wherelionsroam.com with a resized photo (1000 pixels on the long edge). You remain the owner of the photo, we will link to your site and you can…

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