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TAKE A WALK ON THE WILD SIDE: Walking safaris through the eyes of a guide

How can you explain that you need to know that the ...read more

The Leopards of Lord Shembe

This is a story of hope. The leopard was close. W ...read more

Tswalu Day 4: the Sociable Weaver Nest

Another perfect day with another three highlights. ...read more

Day 3 at Tswalu: Springtime

Three highlights stood out amongst an outstanding ...read more

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A mother and cub

Young cubs are always a highlight of any safari.&n ...read more

Mara River Cheetah

A wildebeest crossing on the Mara River is one thi ...read more

Eye level with lions

It's not often that you have the opportunity to si ...read more

A trio of leopards

Leopards are considered to be solitary cats.  ...read more

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Ethiopia!

There is always so much to think about when return ...read more

Little Crake Lifer!

This Little Crake is causing a flutter in the bird ...read more

Management Madness Continues!

Still in the delta, one of the more frequently enc ...read more

The Lighter Side of Guiding continues...

My previous story about our time at Ngala, particu ...read more

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The Ghosts of Stevenson-Hamilton

I would guess that for most guides that have chose ...read more

Elephants by Perigee Moon

Elephants by Perigee Moon “For the person f ...read more

Civilisation..De-Evolved - Rhino Poaching

RHINO POACHING!!......... the two words have the b ...read more

Murder Most Foul

We have all heard the stories, told the stories &a ...read more

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Black and White Rhino fighting...on a walk!

Viewing  animals whilst on foot is one of the ...read more

Sunset Kill

It was late afternoon and we were sitting watching ...read more

Right Place Right Time

I was up in the mountains in the north of Kwandwe& ...read more

Lions Chase Cheetah

About 45 minutes into our game drive, we came acro ...read more

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Wild Dogs Welcomed to the Southern Kalahari

Tswalo Desert Reserve has recently released 12 Wil ...read more

A creature called the Ietermagog

Not too long ago I had shared a post on an enigmat ...read more

Birding paradise in Botswana

Having just come back from a four day birding phot ...read more

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Mundane Activities Can Lead to Great Sightings

Living on a wildlife reserve in one of Africa&rsqu ...read more

Lions Kill Wild Dog Pups

A while ago, while our large pack of wild dogs was ...read more

The Hyenas, The Kudu, and the Leopard

Every guide has a passion for the bush and a love ...read more

White lion

Sometimes great and amazing things happen when you ...read more

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Of Whale Watching and the Benefits of Smoking

Words by Colin Souness Photography by Nicky Silbe ...read more

Fluttering flight of the butterfly

Driving around in the heat of a summer’s day ...read more

Panic at the lake

I have a special spot for Lake Panic which is a wa ...read more

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Brett Du Bois (10/03/1987 – 07/03/2013)

A legend leaves us. “Adrian, Brett’s ...read more

The Africa Bug

"Everything in Africa bites, but the safari bug is ...read more

The nature of things

I am sure that the thought has crossed many a guid ...read more

A day of reflection

On this day three years ago, I drove into the Kala ...read more