Tanzania: Ride on the Rufiji River

The Rufiji River, is the beating heart of the Selous. A large, 600km long meandering river populated by battalions of Nile crocodiles and hippos. Alone (with a guide), we get off the boat onto a sandbank in the middle of the river to fish – confident in the fact that “crocodiles won’t attack humans when(…)

Tanzania: Arrival in the Selous

We fly from Zanzibar to the Selous game reserve on the Mainland of Tanzania where we will spend three days in a small riverside lodge. The Selous, Africa’s largest game reserve, at 55,000sqkm, is almost 50 times the size of Hong Kong. Its varied landscape includes semi-arid savannah, hills, swamps, rivers and lakes, lush forests.(…)