Going on a safari is one of those bucket-list experiences, commonly enjoyed by guided game drives. Here are some life-enriching, out-of-the-ordinary safaris for those, who want go beyond the safari vehicle, and a guideline of when to start planning your journey to Africa.
Most people associate Uganda with gorilla trekking. Our genetic cousins hold a special allure, and the thought of coming face to face with the endangered Mountain Gorillas got even me excited to hike through a dense rain forest and up the side of a dormant volcano! But there is so much more to this ‘Pearl of Africa’, as I’ve discovered…
The drums were not loud, but gentle and persistent. The sun was just rising and it was time to get up and start a day of wildlife encounters. I had my camera, binoculars, sunglasses, hat and sunscreen – I was ready.
You live in the city, yet your heart yearns for the great spectacles of nature. Stir up your wanderlust and find out why you should not hesitate for another moment to plan your African Safari!
Botswana offers an all-round safari experience and the magnificent Okavango Delta and its diversity of habitats is astounding. Gaze at it from different angles by air, water and land, and you have the ideal safari!
My parents shared a deep love for the African wilderness and, starting in my early childhood they would load all four children into our old stationwagon, along with a great clatter of pots and pans, provisions and a heavy old canvas tent, and we would head for “the bush”.
The Kruger National Park is a stronghold for the now critically-endangered black rhino, and the protection of this population is essential. Greater understanding of black rhino movements and behaviour is urgently required to preserve these magnificent beasts.
It all started in Morocco at 7 this morning, when I was dropped off at Casablanca airport in time for my flights back to Vancouver, via Montreal…
Oh, how quickly history comes alive in Egypt! My Egyptian adventure begins in Cairo, an ancient city that has grown to 30 million inhabitants, where the smell of dust and diesel is forgotten as I gaze in awe at the Sphinx and Great Pyramids of Giza…
See Africa through expert eyes and leave a legacy!
I’ve recently returned from scouting our May 2019 Legacy Safari, safeguarding the Rhino of Kruger Park. Space on this Legacy Safari is limited, so call soon. I look forward to sharing my Africa with you!