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The Art of the Zambezi with Ardmore

Art breathes new life into everyday things, it forces us to slow down and pay more attention, it makes us see the world, things big and small, in a different way. It brings us together, to discuss, to ogle, to feel, and it sends us away,...

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In the Garden of Togetherness

As the saying goes, it takes a village to raise a child. And our village, that of Mushekwa, alongside us on the banks of the Zambezi, has many children. Even the children help in raising children. Young boys that reach only to my hips wa...

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How to Start the Day on the Zambezi

"Breakfast remains the cornerstone of every trip," wrote Bill Prince, Deputy Editor of British GQ Magazine, in a recent piece, Breakfast like James Bond, for Relais & Châteaux's magazine, Instants. "Now, wherever I am in the world...

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Paddling Into the Wild

There is a scene in the film Into the Wild, when Emile Hirsh (playing Christopher McCandless) jumps into a canoe and heads down the Colorado River, riding bubbling rapids through Mexico to the Gulf of California. He goes with no training...

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