Studying Desert Giants: The Elephants of Namibia

It must be incredibly satisfying to spend your days exploring wide tracts of untouched land… In the case of Laura Brown and Rob Ramey, this means exploring desert dunes in search of elephants in Namibia, specifically the Kunene region [...]

Studying Desert Giants: The Elephants of Namibia 2016-12-09T14:59:40+00:00

Phenomenal Sequence of a Cheetah Taking Down a Springbok

Starting with the most amazing scenic flight over the rock desert to Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp, you can’t help yourself but take dozens of pictures of the intricately patterned landscapes below. We arrived at Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp and went [...]

Phenomenal Sequence of a Cheetah Taking Down a Springbok 2016-11-16T22:19:27+00:00

Elephants Without Restraint at the Waterhole

Restraint. ‘The action of keeping someone or something under control’ . That is the matriarch elephant’s role at this time of year when conditions are dry and harsh and the temperature is being dialed up daily. It is a year [...]

Elephants Without Restraint at the Waterhole 2016-11-16T22:19:27+00:00

Damaraland & the Skeleton Coast Off the Beaten Path

We waved our aircraft off from the Palmwag airstrip, brimming with the inevitable excitement that comes at the start of an expedition. Months of preparation, planning and poring over maps had led us to our start point. The mission: [...]

Damaraland & the Skeleton Coast Off the Beaten Path 2016-11-16T22:19:27+00:00

Hidden Depths of South Africa’s Rocktail Beach

One of my favorite things about Rocktail – if you don’t include the wonderful people, gorgeous camp, canvas, wood and glass rooms that are just right, looking out over a swathe of green coastal trees to the glinting, white-flecked [...]

Hidden Depths of South Africa’s Rocktail Beach 2016-11-16T22:19:27+00:00

Hwange Walking Safari Kicks Off

Themba Sibanda elaborates on our introductory Hwange Walking Safari, which takes in the wildlife abundance of the private Linkwasha Concession. This Exploration started with my guests checking in to Davison’s Camp on 30th June 2016. The whole party was filled [...]

Hwange Walking Safari Kicks Off 2016-11-16T22:19:33+00:00

Cattle Herder to Professional Guide: Meet Alex Tembwe Mazunga

Tembwe Mazunga is known to his friends as Alex. The name Alex was decided upon after watching the film Alexander the Great and “because my English name is much easier to pronounce!” Alex was born and raised in northern Botswana [...]

Cattle Herder to Professional Guide: Meet Alex Tembwe Mazunga 2016-11-16T22:19:35+00:00

Uncle Bob: A Most Memorable Dining Experience

A memorable bush dining experience to top off our guests’ stay at Ruckomechi Camp is always a date with Chef Bob Dzawanda, aka Uncle Bob… He will lay out his famous green carpet for sundowners which include delicious eats prepared [...]

Uncle Bob: A Most Memorable Dining Experience 2016-11-16T22:19:35+00:00

How To Pack For Kids On Safari

The Ultimate Winter Packing List... No matter how many times you have travelled to Africa on safari, seeing it through the eyes of children is like seeing everything for the first time! Can you remember your first giraffe? Even for [...]

How To Pack For Kids On Safari 2016-11-16T22:19:35+00:00

Vumbura Plains Managers Reach for the Skies

What a treat to float with the clouds as one of your morning duties… Vumbura Plains managers recently tested the guest hot-air balloon experience to ensure it delivers on our promise to valued guests. Testing the system involves an [...]

Vumbura Plains Managers Reach for the Skies 2016-11-16T22:19:37+00:00