To Protect and to Serve in the Wilderness of South Africa

To protect and to serve – these words aren’t merely the dictum of US police departments. They’re what drive so many conservationists in Africa, fighting each day to conserve the Earth we call home. They’re the words of special people like Adine Roode, Camp Jabulani lodge […]

The Art of Exploring Private Islands

“I had always known the sky was full of mysteries – but not until now had I realised how full of them the earth was.” – Ransom Riggs, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children It doesn’t matter how many times you might hear that everything […]

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 […]