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Russell Gerber

Russell Gerber was born in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa and earned degrees in Zoology, Ichthyology, and Marine Biology at Rhodes University while also developing an intense passion for both the environmental and cultural conservation of Africa. Russell has led both land- and water-based safaris in Botswana as well as in other parts of the world, including South Africa, Mozambique, and Thailand. With past experience managing safari camps, Russell spent years in remote locations where he developed his keen tracking skills. His love of the environment is equaled only by his enjoyment of sharing his extensive knowledge of the natural world with his guests.

Stories from Botswana

Five Unexpected Highlights of African Safaris

Of course, safari-goers expect to see animals—from elephants and giraffes to lions and hippos. So you might be wondering: what about the unexpected elements of a Country Walkers safari? Turns...

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The Best Low-Impact Tours That Are Easy on the Legs

Many passionate hikers are looking for walks that will send their spirits soaring without leaving their feet (or ankles, or knees) sore. Something free of uneven terrain, loose gravel, or...

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Adventures on the Water in Zambia and Botswana

While they may be landlocked, Zambia and Botswana are still home to stunning water formations, most notably Victoria Falls and the Okavango Delta. Let's take a look at what both...

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