TRIBE TALES of AFRICA

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The darkness of the night sucks out the last slivers of an orange setting sun, and in the distance, a jackal wails into the still air. Stories around the fire are more stirring with the natural acoustics bringing them to life—the pilot who lost an ear to a hyena while sleeping or the boy dragged out of his tent. Legends, fables or myths of the bush sweeps a cold hand of excitement, and fear rolled into one. 

TRIBE TALES OF AFRICA

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Fright-Night

SHIRLI CARSWELL

South Africa

Night came, shrouded in her dark cloak. The lion roaring started, not too far I estimated as I lay listening. Again the haunting sound, and back—the call was closer and yet closer. I started sweating into my pillow...

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IAN THOMPSON

South Africa

"Nature has several lessons to teach humans – especially if you spend enough time in wild areas. I have learnt that balance is the key to harmonious living. Nothing can thrive long term in extremes."

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KATJA BOLL

Denmark

"On my first trip to Africa in 1994, I developed a deep love for the African bush and wildlife. Since then, I have visited Africa 41 times and travelled extensively in East Africa and especially Southern Africa."

"Anyone who spends time in the wilderness areas has some unique experience, whether hair-raising or witnessing a magnificent natural scene unfolding."

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