The Infinite Intrigue of the African Skimmer

Whoever said that long distance relationships don’t work never fell in love with the African skimmers of the Zambezi River. Perhaps it’s easier with birds, but my love for these rare African vagabonds of the sky has never dwindled, even though I know that just […]

The Myriad Moments of Wild Magic at Camp Jabulani

A post shared by Ruan Roos (@roosruan) on Mar 14, 2017 at 1:28am PDT Time spent in the presence of Africa’s wild animals changes you with each sighting. While witnessing the bonds within a herd, pack or pride, a wobbly elephant nuzzling its mother, a rhino […]

This Must Be The Place. This Must Be The Zambezi.

Home, is where I want to be But I guess I’m already there I come home, she lifted up her wings I guess that this must be the place – Talking Heads We all have a place. A simple name on a map that we have […]

The New Elephant Experience at Camp Jabulani

We have always supported the elephant-back safaris at Camp Jabulani, because we know from our own experience how well the elephants are treated, how much a part of the family they are considered – not only Jabulani (the original, the namesake, the elder), but the […]

Safaris and the Things That Really Matter in Life

We have been inspired this week by a simple sentence. One shared by the Great Plains Conservation, the organisation encompassing a few of our favourite safari lodges and camps in Botswana and Kenya. The image accompanying the sentence, posted on Facebook, showed an elephant in the […]