Close Encounter

By Dalbert Hallenstein

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Dalbert Hallenstein ventures into Southern Tanzania’s Selous Game Reserve.

At the time of writing (2003), the Selous was one of and continues to be one of the most untouched and remote game reserves on the continent. Named after British hunter, who was killed in a skirmish with the Germans, who were fighting over colonisation of what was known as Tanganyika at the time. Hellenstein tells us of his time drinking fine whiskies over-looking escarpments with views of buffalo herds numbering in their hundreds and bedding at Sand Rivers Lodge going to sleep to the sounds of hippo snorts under star glittered sky.

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