Behind the lens: Sanctuary Kusini, South Serengeti

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Meet our Sanctuary Kusini camp manager Isbjorn Viot, an aspiring photographer, a conservationist and passionate admirer of Africa.

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Africa in 360˚ Virtual Reality using Google Cardboard

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Google Cardboard now lets you explore the world in Virtual Reality using the Google Street View app. So we sent our intrepid Google Street View photographer out on the road to visit our Southern Africa properties so you can now 'virtually' experience our lodges and camps from the comfort of your armchair!

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Top Seven ‘wow moments’ with Sanctuary Retreats

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With mindfulness one of last year’s biggest buzzwords, we can’t think of any other activity that encourages you to stay so wholeheartedly in the moment better than travel. For all of us at Sanctuary Retreats, the best holidays are measured by the myriad of life-affirming memories that we bring home. Which is why our team of passionate travel experts scour the world, gathering the most unforgettable experiences that can elevate a great trip to an extraordinary one.

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Top Five ‘Under the Stars’ Experiences

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When you think of a luxury safari holiday, the term ‘under the stars’ is never the first thing that springs to mind. However, what could be more luxurious than sitting under a glorious canopy of stars with a G&T in hand? At Sanctuary Retreats we know that your holiday doesn’t stop when the sundowners run out which is why we’ve put together a selection of the best activities to do ‘under the stars’:

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Venerating the Golden Buddha at Mahamuni Pagoda

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Myanmar is known as the Golden Land, and for good reason: everywhere you look, you are greeted with golden sunshets, stupas and smiles. The Irrawaddy River glistens gold as you pass small villages filled with shining temples, and at sunset the sun’s rays shimmer along the water’s surface. There is no better way to discover Myanmar’s nickname than on an Irrawaddy River Cruise.

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Did You Know..?

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Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is not only internationally famous for the endangered mountain gorillas....it is also a haven for bird watchers.

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Hunting for the right spot

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Finding an ideal location for a mobile migration camp is both interesting and challenging. Many factors have to be considered: logistics, transport, layout and of course the view...

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The great migration at Kusini

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Chris and Debbie, camp managers at Sanctuary Kusini, update us on their first sightings of the annual migration...

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Nature Photographer of the Year 2013

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The votes are in and have been counted... find out who has been crowned Sanctuary Retreats' Nature Photographer of the Year and is now the proud owner of a Go-Pro Hero 3...

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