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Wild at heart

It's game on for an unforgettable adventure, writes Katrina Lobley in this first-timers' safari guide.

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Xaranna Tented Camp

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Lion.

Don't fence me in

When sleep beckons, settling down for the night at an unfenced African camp can get a bit wild, writes Glenda Kwek.

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Selinda Canoe Trail, Botswana.

A paddle into the wild

A canoe safari along the Selinda Spillway reveals Africa as few see it, writes Michael Gebicki.

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Africa

Savannahs of surprise

Diane Armstrong discovers it only takes one lion to find you're never too old for a safari.

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Delta drifter ... hippos rule the rivers.

The rivers run wild

Lance Richardson discovers the waterways of Namibia, Zambia and Botswana are themselves characters in the continent's story.

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