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How to improve your Wildlife Portrait Photography

How to improve your Wildlife Portrait Photography

A better Wildlife Photographer in 10 Steps By Hanna Wigart, professional photographer at Volunteer Encounter, Victoria Falls. Are you an avid photographer looking to improve your wildlife portrait photography skills? Then we can help! In this blog post, written by our...

10 Best Places to Visit in South America

10 Best Places to Visit in South America

South America is one of the most iconic, diverse, unique and fascinating regions in the world-a dream travel destination . This extensive area that spans from Colombia to the Southern-most tips of Patagonia in Chile and Argentina is home to 13 different...

Can Horses Swim? Everything You Need To Know About Horse Swimming

Can Horses Swim? Everything You Need To Know About Horse Swimming

Can Horses Swim & Important Things To Know About Horses Swimming! The answer is yes, horse can indeed swim. In fact, they are actually very competent swimmers, due to their huge lungs, which enables them to naturally float. Horses have a natural instinct to swim...

Africa’s 10 Most Amazing Waterfalls

Africa’s 10 Most Amazing Waterfalls

Africa is renowned for its breathtaking scenery and some amazing wildlife, but it’s the waterfalls that symbolize life for Africa’s people. Water is life and nothing depicts this more than an African Waterfall, in full flow, at the peak of the season! With its...

Meet the Volunteers – Q&A

Meet the Volunteers – Q&A

The success of the long-term wildlife conservation and community development projects that we at Volunteer Encounter support in Africa, has only been possible because of our wonderful volunteers. They come to Africa from all over the world and are enthusiastic,...

6 Unique Christmas Traditions from Africa

6 Unique Christmas Traditions from Africa

Christmas Traditions Across Africa  Although for many of the African countries Christmas comes during the summer months, accompanied by lots of sunshine and colourful flowers in full bloom, the spirit of Christmas on this continent remains the same. All African...

Antelope Park Covid Policy 2020

Antelope Park Covid Policy 2020

The safety and well-being of our volunteers, staff and guests is our upmost priority. Therefore, the following measures are in place to prevent the spread and mitigate the risk of Covid.   A PCR test is required to enter Zimbabwe. This test must be conducted...

Travelling During the Covid Era

Travelling During the Covid Era

In October 2020, after 7 long months of lockdown, I finally returned to Zimbabwe from London. Although I was immensely excited, I was also quite apprehensive about doing this long-haul journey, during this time. Many of my friends and family expressed concern about...

10 Most Amazing Benefits of Travelling Abroad

10 Most Amazing Benefits of Travelling Abroad

This is certainly a scary time for all of us as we can see substantial changes in the world as we know it. The outbreak of Covid-19 is affecting everyone all over the world and will certainly have a huge negative impact on millions of people. We can see thousands of...

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