Africa’s ‘last great wilderness’ in jeopardy as autocratic president plans mega-dam that could bankrupt Tanzania; Adrian Blomfield; Telegraph

It is arguably the Empire’s greatest legacy to conservation, the outrageous vision of a British poacher-turned-naturalist whose misanthropic cussedness would shape Africa’s largest wildlife sanctuary.

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WWF response to CRDB Bank and United Bank for Africa’s support of Stie; WWF

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I visited the 3,200-mile volcanic crater considered Africa’s ‘eighth wonder of the world’ to see if it actually lives up to the hype; Harrison Jacobs; Business Insider

On a recent safari in Tanzania, I visited the volcanic crater of Ngorongoro, a basin called the “Eden of Africa.” Here’s what it was like.

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The Design Lover’s Guide to Zanzibar; Isis Briones; Architectural Digest

Whether you’re visiting for the beautiful architecture or natural scenery, you’ll find plenty of excellent places to stay, eat, drink, sightsee, and shop…

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‘Lord of the Ring’ Settlements May Descend Into Ngorongoro; IPP Media

FANTASY inspired, middle-earth style of settlements, as featured in ‘Lord of the Ring’ trilogy films, may soon take shape in Tanzania’s one and only conservation area, should the newly proposed plans by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, take effect.

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Beyond Jane Goodall’s Tanzania To A Lesser Known UNESCO World Heritage Site; Grace Banks; Forbes

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It’s rare to get a solitary safari experience nowadays. Those who love the bumpy but dreamy 5am safari game drive through the desert.

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Stone Town – An Inside Guide to Africa’s Most Beautiful Town; Africa Freak

Get inside Stone Town with the complete guide to Africa’s most beautiful town, including where to go, what to see, and why you need to visit Stone Town now.

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A Serengeti experience; Sanjiva Wijesinha; Sunday Times

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Photos + Video: My Ultimate Serengeti Safari Experience with Four Seasons; Lola Akinmade

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Your News: Bedford’s Barnett hikes Mt. Kilimanjaro; Deborah Caban; Bedford Minuteman

More than a decade ago, Denise Barnett of Bedford and members of her hiking group viewed a Boston Science Museum’s Omni Theater movie documenting a group ascent of Mt. Kilimanjaro with members of her hiking group. Bernett decided she would take on the challenge sometime in her life.”I remember we all said as we were leaving the theater, ‘We can do that.’ They made it look so easy and it was beautiful,” said Barnett, in a recent interview.Barnett has hiked throughout New England…

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