Chole Mjini: an Island of Sustainability Amidst an Ocean of Eco-Pirates

Chole Mjini: an Island of Sustainability Amidst an Ocean of Eco-Pirates

Small, exotic Chole Mjini, with tree house accommodations amidst the ruins of a bygone age – lies no more than a whale’s breach from Mafia Island off the coast of Tanzania. The name Chole Mjini means ‘of the village of Chole’, which is a fitting title for a true eco-lodge that is intricately entwined with the life of its local village.
Little Makalolo Camp Goes Big on Sustainability

Little Makalolo Camp Goes Big on Sustainability

Little Makalolo lies within the sprawling 14,500km2 Hwange National Park. Despite decades of political strife and government cutbacks, both the park and Little Makalolo have managed to weather the Zimbabwean storm surprisingly well.
Tree-Loving Toka Leya Rejuvenates Mosi-oa-Tunya

Tree-Loving Toka Leya Rejuvenates Mosi-oa-Tunya

Stephen Cunliffe, February 19, 2014 Category: Sustainable Lodge of the week
Located in Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park above the thundering Victoria Falls on the Zambian bank of the mighty Zambezi, Toka Leya is situated in an area stripped of its former...
The Meno A Kwena Sustainability Success Story

The Meno A Kwena Sustainability Success Story

Stephen Cunliffe, February 10, 2014 Category: Sustainable Lodge of the week
Perched above the Boteti River on the western fringe of the Makgadikgadi Pans National Park in Botswana, Meno A Kwena Tented Camp overlooks the waters that quench the thirst of a wide array of wildlife, including thousands of zebras taking part in Southern Africa’s largest migration...
Chumbe: a Rustic, Carbon-Neutral Island Paradise

Chumbe: a Rustic, Carbon-Neutral Island Paradise

Stephen Cunliffe, February 3, 2014 Category: Sustainable Lodge of the week
This relaxed ocean-side eco-lodge is the antithesis of Zanzibar’s more ostentatious and exclusive tourist offerings. The charmingly rustic island retreat consists of seven palm-roofed sleeping bandas ...