GENERAL

For visa requirements: several of our USA clients have used the following company successfully:
George Ramser of A Briggs Passport & Visa Expeditors
http://www.abriggs.com
Email: george@abriggs.com


Camping and outdoor equipment (South Africa):
http://www.hikersparadise.co.za/
Friendly and experienced with a variety of equipment  we have used this company for clothing and camping equipment.


Information on malaria and other health issues.
http://www.cdc.gov/malaria/travel/
http://www.traveldoctor.co.uk/tables.htm


Birding Links:
For books and equipment
http://www.wildsounds.com/
Comprehensive stock of books equipment, sounds.
Wildsounds run a "Commission for Conservation" programme. For referred purchases 3% donated to Birdlife

African Bird Club
http://www.africanbirdclub.org/index.html

Oriental Bird Club:
http://www.orientalbirdclub.org

Mammal links

General reading and interest

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/congotrek/
National Geographic. Notes from an explorer, beginning at Nouabale-Ndoki National Park and trekking all the way to the coast.
“For 15 months Wildlife Conservation Society biologist J. Michael Fay hiked across central Africa (map)—2,000 miles (3,200 kilometers) through dense forests and remote villages—to Africa’s Atlantic coast.”

http://www.outthere.co.za/travel/index.asp

http://www.panda.org/about_wwf/what_we_do/species/about_species/species_factsheets/giant_panda/index.cfm
General Panda information


Interesting links:

http://www.warwicktarboton.co.za/index.html
Photography by Warwick Tarboton of birds, dragon flies and other creatures.

http://www.mammalwatching.com/index.html
Site for information on how to find the mammals of the world by Jon Hall