That Moment… On Safari with Lion Cubs in the Okavango Delta

  It’s the moment we’ve been waiting for. Hoping for all along. Mots knows what signs to follow. As ranger, oracle and wilderness whisperer, he can probably hear the pitter patter of the lion cubs’ paws across the short grasses of Duba Plains Camp. He […]

The Soft Heart of the Okavango Delta

  The bottom of an elephant’s foot is covered in a soft padding that helps to support its size. The padding also softens each step the elephant takes so that it walks almost without a sound. Bar those branches crackling underneath them. Through their feet, […]

The Sweetness of the Solo Safari

It wasn’t merely that the animals were all out, on this early morning in the Nambiti wilderness. Not simply that we didn’t have to search too hard to find the rhinos and buffalo, the giraffe and lions, the wildebeest and waterbuck. What made the drive […]

8 African Experiences to Transform You

Have you ever gone on a trip thinking from the outset: this will change my life? I haven’t and yet, in retrospect, each and every trip has in some way transformed me, transformed my life. What’s most surprising though, looking back at my travels through […]

The Silent World of Anjajavy

On a morning adventure into the big blue waters around Anjajavy le Lodge, in the north of Madagascar, I discovered a few new things about life, love and myself. On that early Indian Ocean morning, lodge guide, Jonhson would pop his head out of the surface every […]