The best way to spend time in the bush is by joining a photographic safari – even if you don’t take a single picture. Sure, it may be slightly more expensive, but damn it’s worth every cent.
Blog posts: Safaris
Tanda Tula sits in the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve on the edge of Kruger National Park and captures the essence of the safari camp, seeming to transport visitors back to an earlier age of wildlife vacations.
I joined Simon Dures, a lion researcher, as he stalked lion in Botswana in order to gather some DNA samples, and got the chance to find out more about Simon’s work in the area.
If you’ve never stayed at Tsendze Rustic Campsite in the Kruger National Park, you’ve never experienced how great camping can be. Here’s why.
The elephant is the quintessential thread in an African tapestry. I have been moved more often and more completely by this massive, gurgling, lumbering monstrosity than just about any other component of the African savannah.
Out in the wilderness of Botswana, the dry winter season has made its mark. The once lush trees now stand bare, almost completely stripped of their leaves. The many large pans, normally a good source of water, have all dried up, forcing the wildlife down to the Savute channel for water.
Open Africa and its partner safari lodges are working together to conserve and promote the natural wonders of Africa for the benefit of the people of Africa. We catch up with Ol Pejeta Bush Camp in Kenya to find out what they’ve been up to.
Join me on a bucket-list adventure in August – gorilla tracking in Rwanda!
Cycling through Kafue National Park, a beautiful wilderness in Zambia.
We make our way from the volcanic rim of Longonot, then through Hells Gate to follow the shorelines of Lakes Mgadi and Natron, then up the active volcano of Ol Doinya Lengai, the Maasai ‘Mountain of God’ that towers above the East African Rift Valley in Northern Tanzania.