Breakfasting with Lions ~ Zarafa Camp, Botswana

  We had spent the early hours of the morning with lions, some distance away from our camp in the Selinda Reserve of Botswana. Obie, our ranger at the Zarafa Camp’s Dhow Suite, was at the helm. A tall man with great patience. That’s what […]

Find the Others ~ The Soul of the Nambiti

  This is the Nambiti. Just as there are things we don’t know we don’t know, there are places we don’t know we don’t know. Nambiti is often one of these places. It’s lesser-known, but therein lies the mystery. Our introduction was through a special […]

The Soft Heart of Africa in the Selinda Reserve

  People talk about the moments when a house loses its echo, when a hard space becomes a soft space. These are the moments that take you deeper. Into the space and into yourself. On your travels, if it’s a good trip, and if you’re […]

Lessons I Have Learnt Living in the Bush

  If you’ve ever wanted to know what it’s like to live in the wilderness, wild elephants walking your pavements, leopards creeping in your garden, monkeys knocking on your doorstep… take a look at these lessons, as told by Londolozi field guide, Bruce Arnott, from his […]

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 […]