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A Global Movement for Good

Thursday, July 18, is Mandela Day, a day of service that recognizes Noble Peace Prize winner and former South African president Nelson Mandela’s birthday. The overarching objective of Mandela Day is to inspire individuals to take action to help change the world for the better, and in doing so build a global movement for good.
Mandela Day, which was ratified by the United Nations four years ago, serves to encourage citizens across the globe to give at least 67 minutes — a minute for each year […]

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Rain in Africa

If you like the rain. If you like the sound of raining pouring down. The sound of thunder. Listen to this YouTube video. Rain in Africa. (Link is live in the actual blog and not on the homepage blurb).
Close you eyes and just listen.  Then after 5 minutes open your eyes and see how the sound is created. Simply amazing!

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Earth Day: The Best of Nature Photos

Earth Day

Twilight of the Giants
“During the year I spent living in the Okavango Delta of Botswana, I worked at night for periods of time, waking up at sunset to follow animals through the hours of darkness,” says photographer Frans Lanting. “I often started the evening at a favorite water hole where I hunkered down by the edge and made myself a fixture in the landscape. Elephants moved around me in the waning light like shadowy forms. One evening […]

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Happy Anniversary Serengeti

Today is the six-month anniversary of the official publication date of Surviving Your Serengeti by John Wiley and Sons, on March 1st, 2011. What a memorable and thrilling experience it has been. To each and everyone, a huge thanks your generous support and praise!
The Serengeti Team

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Endurance is…..

A short extract from
Surviving Your Serengeti: 7 Skills to Master Business & Life
(Publication by J Wiley & Sons on March 1st, 2011)

As they climbed a low rise, the sun was just barely hanging above the horizon. It painted the entire skyline with an inconceivable palette of reds, oranges and yellows. Raymond pulled the Rover under a large acacia tree, as the sounds of Africa became more evident.
“And here is our prize,” he said pointing his finger straight west into the setting sun. In the distance, […]

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