Isak Dinesen wrote, ‘When you have caught the rhythm of Africa, you find that it’s the identical in all her music.’ And it’s not just the tribal drums, but the rhythms of the land: the sound the Serengeti makes because it wakes every morning, a mountain gorilla rustling through the Rwandan jungle or the thunder of wildebeest hooves across the Masai Mara. The Indian Ocean coast is coming again into favour, at the very least south of Mombasa the place luxury lodges resembling Kinondo Kwetu and Saruni Ocean are doing effectively. Also referred to as the whalehead, the shoebill is Africa’s most sought-after chook species, and Zambia is the most effective place to see it. Specifically it frequents the huge Bangweulu wetlands of northern Zambia, the place David Livingstone died in 1873.
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