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December 2018 / January / February 2019 Trail Specials

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Do you feel like you could do with a total de-stress and disconnecting from the outside world for a bit after a busy year? Does sleeping under the stars on the banks of the iMfolozi River with the sounds of nightjars, hyenas and lions roaring in the distance sounds like a good few days out? Need to get some quality bonding time with those close to you? We have just what you need, join one of our Wilderness Trail slots for the December 2018 / January 2019 period in the iMfolozi Wilderness Area at special South African resident only rates.

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DIY Delicious Trail Food - Trail Style Biltong Stew

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One of the more common bits of feedback we get from trailists is around how well they ate. On trail, our guides are notorious for preparing some of the most delicious, healthy & wholesome meals you can imagine. No bully beef or baked beans here! Thanks to past trailsts, Bevan & Jill Langley from Stray Along The Way for the first in this series of DIY trail food. Check out their website for the full recipe!

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Poetry & Nature

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In this brilliant talk at a recent Ted-X event in Cape Town, author, psychiatrist and wilderness activist, Ian McCullum shares how we are impacting our environment and what we need to do as a human race to reverse the negative effects of over-population and our lack of care towards the planet. 

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Nature Needs Half - A Vision We Should All Be Getting Behind

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Protecting and interconnecting at least half of the planet, land and water, to support all life on earth is no small vision. Multimedia photojournalist Morgan Heim dives into what this bold, new conservation vision means with an inspiring combination of stunning photographs and powerful interviews.

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Wilderness Trail Experience - With Stray Along The Way

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The idea of heading out on a wilderness trail might seem a little bizarre to some. Who would willingly give up every modern convenience, including the basics of a bathroom, to spend time out in the wild, sleeping on the ground and exposed to the elements? What is more, what could be the point of doing this in a big 5 game reserve, where dangerous animals roam free?

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