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.
Blog posts: Safaris
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.
After 24 days of fighting for his life, Themba, one of two rhinos that suffered an attack by poachers at Kariega Game Reserve has died. The rhino poaching crisis is beyond critical and it has been said that if poaching continues at its current rate, rhinos may be extinct by 2015.
Nostalgia for a simpler framing of the bushveld experience. Back to basics, turning back time for a more ‘authentic’ bush adventure.
With the last dusting of light falling over the landscape, there they were. Elephants, illuminated in the distance. Before long they were upon us, circling us.