The Foraging Flâneur – The Charm of a Giraffe Named Oscar

  There was talk of a tall, handsome man about town roaming the wilderness of Epako Safari Lodge in Omaruru, Namibia, where we found ourselves one April afternoon. The man went by the name of Oscar. Oscar Wilde in the wild. Yet, he was in […]

I Still Remember You After All These Years ~ Oh, Kenya…

The Call of the Wild I remember a lot about our time together. Kenya and I. The places she took me, the nights under the stars, the quiet of her expanse in the Chyulu Hills and the energy of her wildness in the Maasai Mara. […]

A Philosophy of Wellness in the Okavango Wild

The Wellness Safari “There is a saying in Botswana; ‘Botho’ – which is a catch-all for ‘respect and caring.’ If we hang everything on being caring it negates us doing anything that is damaging,” Dereck Joubert told us in our Find the Others interview, in answer to how […]

The Deep Peace of a Place Called Epako ~ A Namibian Safari

  “The first thing I hope to do as a guide is get guests to understand the importance of animals,” Hendrik says as we walk through the reserve on an April morning at Epako Safari Lodge. This is my first time in Namibia. I say […]