Today, I feel empty inside. The devastating news that yet another rhino family has been shot and killed saddens me beyond words. Only, this time it feels a lot more personal. I actually knew these rhinos.
Sticking to the subject of last week; capturing carnivores, this week I’ll share another couple of very special moments. Last week it was all about lions and wild dogs. This week it’s all about servals and caracals. What are those, you
Every time I’ve traveled to Africa it has been to work, either to do research for my degrees or to volunteer. Through doing this, I have come to know a whole lot of fantastic people working full time to study
My African Top 5 Moments
I’ve had a lot of memorable moments during my trips to the African continent. Some were joyous moments with family and friends, some were exciting, some
It is now one month short of being a year since the last time I found myself driving alone on a dirt road in my trusted '93 Jeep Cherokee. It was my last day on South African soil after having
Here's an old post of mine from my previous website, and a favorite among many of my readers. I first posted this back in August 2014.
Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park (HiP) is the biggest game reserve in KwaZulu-Natal. It’s only 2 hours north of Durban, and less than an hour away from St Lucia Estuary. It is a Big 5 park, and definitely the most prominent one in
Tembe Elephant Park
Tembe Elephant Park is one of those unique and special places. This Big 5 park is situated far north in the province of KwaZulu-Natal and borders Mozambique. The whole park is an ecosystem growing on sand. It is one
Ndumo Game Reserve
Ndumo Game Reserve is situated right at the top of KwaZulu-Natal, just a few kilometer west of Tembe Elephant Park. Like Tembe, it too borders Mozambique, and the Usuthu River is all that separates the two countries here. It is a