Baleni Sacred Salt Story and photos by Louise de Waal Emelina Mathebula and Maria Mkhari sit serenely at the foot of an ancient Motswiri (leadwood tree), thanking their ancestors for nature’s great gift. As
Transfrontier Parks Destinations (TFPD), South Africa’s leading group focused on promoting community-based tourism, has become Fair Trade Tourism certified. The group, which is headquartered in Cape Town, launched in 2004 with a mission to manage community-owned
Interested in a deeply creative experience while visiting the African Ivory Route? Consider a day on the Ribola Art Route. Share the fun and laughter as we documented, real-time, a one-day trip with Open Africa.
On 18 June 2016, Fundudzi Camp was handed over to the Primary Co-operative. Hosted by their chairman, Mr Singo, and addressed by Chief Tshivadsi, on behalf of the paramount Chief, the guests were given a
On 17 June, 2016 the Modjadji Camp of the African Ivory Route was re-opened, following upgrades completed by the EU-sponsored Environmental Sustainability Project. Managed by CESVI, the camp now boasts updated accommodation, solar electricity, a
On 16 June 2016, there was singing and dancing at Baleni Camp as the EU-sponsored CESVI project team conducted the formal hand-over of the camp to the Primary Co-operative. Supported by the leader of the Traditional