From the best way to tell wind direction to a fail-safe guide to never getting lost in the bush, here are 15 awesome things I learnt on my way to becoming a safari guide.
Blog posts: Safaris
The heavy summer rains brought floods to Botswana, yet avid campers persevered and the reward was great. Birds of every colour fill the trees and wade at the water’s edge feeding triumphantly on the season’s medley of insects.
The Pafuri / Makuleke concession in northern Kruger National Park is my new favourite wilderness destination. And if all goes according to plan it’s about to get a whole lot more interesting.
A self driven safari in the Etosha National Park is a bucket-list item for sure, but due to the irresponsible behaviour of many tourists entering the park in their own vehicles, Namibian authorities may close the door on self-drive altogether.
Over the Easter weekend, I decided to escape from Cape Town and run away to the beautiful Kgalagadi for a blissful four days of tranquility. Here’s five reasons why you have to visit Kgaladi at least once in your lifetime.
Fisher’s Loverbirds, lions and genet cats are some of the animals you may encouter on safari at Lake Manyara, northern Tanzania. David Youldon shares his encounter with these animals on his latest escapade in the east African country.
After conquering Ndutu, David Youldon and his friends headed north for Seronera, a woodland in a sea of grass. In this instalment, Youldon shares their struggle to find a campsite and encounter with wildlife in the Tanzanian wilderness.
David Youldon and three friends recently ventured into the heartland of safari and visited Tanzania. This is an account of his visit to one of the country’s largest national park, Tarangire National Park.
After visiting the world famous Ngorongoro Crater, David Youldon and his friends headed north west to Ndutu. This is an account of his time at one of Tanzania’s largest wildlife conservation areas.
Wildlife, conservation and unparralleled scenery are some of the things that come into mind when one thinks of Ngorongoro Crater. David Youldon braved the horrendous roads to mingle with Africa’s wildlife at the world’s largest unbroken volcanic caldera.