National Geographic-Sept issue

Aug 28th, 2005, 11:03 AM
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National Geographic-Sept issue

Just out! Sept 2005 issue is ALL on AFRICA! Wow- this is great! Check it out.
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Aug 28th, 2005, 11:29 AM
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Sorry to say, but I found it rather disappointing. One person's personal opinion.
Aug 28th, 2005, 11:36 AM
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i thought it was just okay. definitely more for the 'adventure' traveler,but still nice to see the options out there. not super helpful in practial planning a standard safari as is often discussed on this forum.
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Aug 28th, 2005, 11:47 AM
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I didn't even think it was geared for the travelers (except one short blurb), let along for safaris.
Aug 28th, 2005, 01:27 PM
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You are both right, I should have been more specific with the fact that it was the photographs that were inspiring to me.
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Aug 31st, 2005, 12:12 PM
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ttt for Celia
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Aug 31st, 2005, 12:25 PM
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Has anyone checked out the web cam they have linked to on National Geographics website? It's at Mashatu in southern Botswana.

I've watched a couple of times and it's pretty cool.

The person that sent the link to me also said this - Try it in the morning, your time, that's when
someone is controlling it remotely. I saw a croc try and get an
antelope yesterday. You have to watch it with "RealOne Player", so if
the link opens to some other kind of player it will not work.
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Sep 1st, 2005, 05:48 AM
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Thank you, Nyamera.

I have only read the first few pages (my husband keeps getting his mitts on it first!). I thought the article by Jared (?) Diamond, discussing the relationships among history, geography, and politics, was excellent. I've looked at some of the photographs, and they're, as you would expect, very revealing.
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Sep 1st, 2005, 12:54 PM
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I agree with you Celia it has some good information in there. It is definately not an issue aimed at travellers but rather one aimed at giving a cross sectional view of the many different facets that make up Africa.
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Sep 18th, 2005, 05:43 PM
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in the article about Zambia, is said 18 people died from elephant trampling last year. anyone know what percent if any were tourists? 30 days!!
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