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Wilderness Safaris continues to celebrate 35 years of travelling with Purpose through the launch of its third ‘Travel with Purpose’ itinerary: that ultimate mountain biking experience, the Nedbank Tour de Tuli, which will take place from 2 to 7 August 2018. While all Wilderness Safaris guests in essence travel with purpose, in late 2017, Wilderness...
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Lisa Witherden ran Eco-Mentor Training in in Simson Village in Limpopo last week. Twenty-three  eager community members and three teachers attended the two-day training session. The aim of the training was to inform the community about the Children in the Wilderness (CITW) programme, with the hope of getting them involved in various CITW projects and...
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Children in the Wilderness has just started running Eco-Clubs at two new schools in Bobirwa Region in Limpopo Valley, Semolale and Mabolwe Primary Schools.  The Eco-Club ran the CITW lesson on ‘Our body, our planet’.  The objective of the lesson was to help learners understand why we need to protect the environment and the planet ...
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We were lucky enough to have two representatives from the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) take part in our annual Tri-Nations camp in December 2017. Willeen and Chulumanco from the DEA got stuck in to our camp programme, happily giving talks, contributing to lessons, and leading group work activities throughout our four day programme. We...
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The Nedbank Tour de Tuli has been running for the past 13 years and is a globally-renowned, world-class, multi-day mountain bike tour through some of Africa’s most pristine wilderness areas in Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa. It is the main fundraiser for Children in the Wilderness (CITW), and all funds raised by the Tour are...
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Read Wild Card Magazine‘s story, written by Leon Kriel, on what it’s like to ride the Nedbank Tour de Tuli here: https://showme.co.za/lifestyle/mountain-biking-in-mapungubwe-trunk-call/ Here’s just a snippet to get you started 🙂 “Is it a tree? Is it an elephant? The indistinct shape is barely 10 metres away and the tension is thick in the air. Welcome to...
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Read Isabel Wolf-Gillespie’s report on our Limpopo Valley annual camps which took place in Mashatu Tented Camp in December: Children in the Wilderness (CITW) Limpopo Valley was founded in 2009 and operates within the Northern Tuli Game Reserves Association. One of the association members, Mashatu Game Reserve, kindly donates the use of its tented camp...
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An incredible Children in the Wilderness Tri-Nations camp kicked off on Tuesday the 12th of December, with children from Botswana, South Africa and Zimbabwe arriving at Little Muck Camp in Mapungubwe National Park in South Africa, for four days of fun and learning. We wasted no time getting stuck into the programme, by playing a...
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RACE REVIEW – NEDBANK TOUR DE TULI Ever since Miroda Otto heard about the Nedbank Tour de Tuli five years ago, it’s been occupying her mind. This year she grabbed the opportunity she’ll never forget.  WORDS BY MIRODA OTTO. PHOTOGRAPHS BY JACQUES MARAIS, CAROLINE CULBERT & ERIK VERMEULEN “I didn’t know what to expect until...
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Our annual camps for the children of Limpopo Valley  kicked off this weekend. Tanya McKenzie and her team of Eco-Mentors are set for three back-to-back camps which are happening at Mashatu Tent Camp. We cannot wait to see the pictures and read all about these camps, but here are a couple of pictures to keep us going...
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