A curated guide to tourism that is creating a better more vibrant WORLD
Elsa Dixon, a South-African born U.S. citizen, is a part-time piano teacher, freelance travel writer, photographer, food and wine-lover. She is the author of a biography of her father who was a famous South African comedian. She also leads small group tours to Africa and other countries, blogging on her website https://travelswithelsa.com/, and contributing to stock photography sites. She loves to visit her family who lives in South Africa, Canada, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.
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The proud women of the Black Mambas APU are fighting the evils of poaching and protecting their wildlife heritage. Their mission is to "make the Greater Kruger National Park in South Africa the most difficult, undesirable and risky area to poach wildlife" and to "educate and develop their communities as their allies."
Kariega Game Reserve and Safari Lodges is a warm and welcoming family-owned and operated conservation project situated on the Garden Route in South Africa's Eastern Cape. They're committed to responsible tourism, community welfare and social upliftment, the sustainable use of resources and rejuvenating the 10,000-hectare, malaria-free, wilderness reserve.
The Maasai in Tanzania were forced to move out of the Serengeti when it was declared a National Park and given rights to dwell freely in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Visitors pay an entrance fee at the Ngorongoro gate but it is not shared with the Maasai villagers. They benefit by hosting tours and sharing their culture.
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