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Mana Pools Elephant

John Stevens: A tour of Zimbabwe

I recently asked Nicci and John Stevens to design their dream tour of Zimbabwe. For many years John has played a central role in both conservation and guiding in ‘Zim’.  As warden of the famous Mana Pools reserve John developed anti-poaching teams and pioneered walking and canoe safaris in the Zambezi Valley.  He has guided the ‘who’s who’ of visitors to Africa, and has been an important mentor to a generation of top Zimbabwean guides.

We are now putting the finishing touches to the Zimbabwe tour for next November, and it will be a safari of a lifetime. Please contact me for further details.

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Matobo Pottery

Paul Hubbard: Zimbabwe’s History

I am not sure if Paul Hubbard sleeps, or has 12 days a week, but he is astonishingly productive. He has just published ‘Zimbabwe: A Simple History” with Mark Igoe, which follows hard on the heels of his various guidebooks on the history and archaeology of Zimbabwe.

Paul’s star as a specialist history guide has been rising, with a glowing review in the Daily Telegraph. He is also an active researcher for the Bulawayo museum, and a project manager of conservation and community development projects in south-west Zimbabwe for the Mother Africa Trust. His ability to combine academic research, popular writing and community and conservation work, give him unique insight as a guide.
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