The Beauty of the Busanga Plains

It has been a year since I visited the Busanga Plains in Zambia and whilst the area is moderately drier than last year, the abundance and diversity of bird and mammal life seem to have increased since my last [...]

The Beauty of the Busanga Plains 2016-12-09T15:05:26+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

Photograph African Animals Like A Pro In These Awesome Hides

"Take nothing but photographs; leave nothing but footprints." This advice is especially appropriate in Africa, where you can stay in eco-sensitive lodges in spectacular locations, and encounter wildlife in pristine natural habitats. Experienced bush guides always advise photographers to [...]

Photograph African Animals Like A Pro In These Awesome Hides 2017-08-28T16:44:39+00:00

Could This Be The Luckiest Camera Trap Ever?

Can you guess what animal this is? We regularly place one of our camera traps on the western-most bridge along the Savute Channel but some days back, this poor camera trap had a 36-hour ordeal that has already given it [...]

Could This Be The Luckiest Camera Trap Ever? 2016-11-16T22:19:37+00:00

Namibian Explorations: A Taste of What’s To Come

Images and post courtesy of Wilderness Safaris. Earlier last month we began our first Namibia Exploration to test out the Explorations itinerary for the 2016 season. This included a team of three Explorations guides, Franco, Valentinus and Jeremia, and [...]

Namibian Explorations: A Taste of What’s To Come 2016-11-16T22:19:45+00:00