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None of the existing role players in conservation understand what is required to save Africa’s vanishing wilderness. The issue is just too broad and deep – and politically charged.

5 Reasons you should consider shooting Panoramas in Wildlife Photography

Capturing a scene as a panorama is not new, its just been made easier than ever in Lightroom. It really is as simple as capturing your multiple frames in the [...]

Safari tips: What weather to expect in Africa

While on an African safari, the weather will play a significant role in what you are likely to see (and what you’ll pack). So, here is a broad outline of [...]

The elephant orphans of Zambia

The Elephant Orphanage Project provides a sanctuary for defenseless elephant calves, who are the victims of poaching, human conflict or occasionally natural abandonment. Under the age of two, young elephants [...]

Stay in a treehouse at Tulbagh in the Cape Winelands

​By Roxanne Reid. How would you like to sleep in a treehouse with a view of wildlife, vineyards, orchards and mountains? You can if you book a luxury treehouse at [...]

How to Photograph Animals on Safari Using a Spotlight

Night drives on safari can make for an amazing experience and will give you a glimpse into what happens under the cover of darkness in the African bush.  On top [...]

The 3 best apps for travelling around South Africa

South Africa is home to some of the greatest creative minds. They have utilised some of the many fantastic opportunities offered by the latest technology to boost the tourism trade [...]

Planet Baobab: a quirky camp in Makgadikgadi, Botswana

By Roxanne Reid. About halfway between the dusty little town of Nata and the dusty bigger ​town of Maun on the edge of the Okavango Delta is Planet Baobab, a quirky camp in [...]

Farmstay near Tulbagh: Eikelaan Farm Cottages

​By Roxanne Reid. The tranquil farming valley of Tulbagh in the Cape Winelands is just 90 minutes away from Cape Town. There are so many things to do here that [...]

Trip Report: Best of Botswana Photo Safari, the Xakanaxa and Khwai Regions

There are many ways to breakdown how this safari itinerary is in fact deserving of the title “Best of Botswana”. Botswana is a bucket list destination and, given the low [...]

A River Runs Through It – The Best of Botswana Guest Blog

A River Runs Through It – Martha A Myers Well, actually, two rivers run through it – – the Botswana that Andrew Beck re-introduced me to. Along with the pans in [...]

17 things to do in Tulbagh, Cape Winelands

​By Roxanne Reid. Jagged mountains and gnarled old oaks, the curve of a Cape Dutch gable, long rows of vineyards or fruit trees, a farm dam – these are the memories [...]

The Pursuit of a Passion

The unfortunate reality of the fast-paced world in which we live, is that we often lose sight of what we are passionate about in life. Few people are able to [...]

5 things I hate about the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park

By Roxanne Reid. From any of my previous posts about the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park you’ll gather that this park that skips across the border between South Africa and Botswana has a special place in [...]

The Essence of the Wild

A few weeks ago Shazmeen joined Jono and I on our last 2017 Migration safari.  In this blog post she shares some or image and experiences. Gerry. * * * [...]

12 of the best waterholes at Etosha National Park, Namibia

By Roxanne Reid. There are more than 40 waterholes at Etosha National Park, each with its own strengths. We’re so addicted to this park in northern Namibia that we’ve visited nearly [...]

Fly tipping in Africa – A global issue, and a local one too

cc image via Albert Gonzalez Farran, UNAMID Illegal dumping of waste in public areas, otherwise known as fly tipping, is becoming a bigger and bigger problem worldwide. Despite the increased [...]

The Camera Thief

After working for a couple of years in the bush I was fortunate to visit New York on one of my leave cycles. I had been saving up to buy [...]

Bloemhof-Karoo guesthouse near Richmond, Karoo

By Roxanne Reid. I hopped out of the car to open a gate and found sheep waiting to welcome us to their patch of Karoo. The wind whipped the sand across [...]

Top 5 favourite national parks in South Africa

By Roxanne Reid. Since the publication of my book A Walk in the Park: travels in & around South Africa’s national parks, people often ask which are my top 5 favourite national parks [...]



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