Tembe Elephant Reserve: home of the giants

Tembe Elephant Reserve is very different to anything I have experienced so far on my Year in the Wild journey. It is a fairyland, where Africa’s largest animal – the elephant – found sanctuary during the Mozambican border war.

Back in the bush at Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve

I’ve really missed the smells, sounds and sights of ‘real’ Africa, and Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve in Kwazulu-Natal is the start of my sojourn into these classic wildlife areas of South Africa.

The Ukhahlamba Drakensberg mountains, and me

The Ukhahlamba Drakensberg is a rich landscape with a mosaic of waterfalls, hidden caves, crystal rivers, rock pools, open grasslands and lush forests. It’s also a place to relax and make sense of it all.