Our international flight from London was to Nairobi where we stayed overnight at Serena Hotel. From there next morning we left for Amboseli which was a 4-hour drive. At Amboseli we stayed at the Serena Safari Lodge which is right inside the park on a higher plateau. The view from the lodge was fabulous and we […]
My first visit to Africa was in Nov 2016. Ninan and I decided to travel to Entebbe for an East African tour. Our friend Fazal who was based at Congo during that period, was the man behind that tour also. We had a week long drive through Uganda and Rwanda covering many places which changed […]
Historically, the Cape Mountain Zebra occurred widely in the mountainous areas of what today is South Africa’s Eastern, Western and Northern Cape Provinces. With the settlement of Europeans in these areas, and the consequent increase in competition for grazing with their livestock as well as uncontrolled hunting, the numbers of the zebras started plummeting. With […]
For such an arid area – average rainfall measures around 200mm per annum – the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park is home to an astonishing variety of wildlife. Apart from a wide variety of desert-adapted plants and invertebrates, the Park’s lists boast 62 kinds of mammals, 274 species of bird (of which 78 are resident throughout the […]
This 4 November 2018 video is called Tswapong | Botswana‘s Wild Kingdoms | Wild Things Documentary.
South African Airways: Stop Transporting Ivory and Other Hunting Trophies Sign Now https://www.thepetitionsite.com/de/takeaction/869/376/721/ When Teresa visited the Nyungwe Forest National Park in Rwanda recently, she was surprised to see no elephants. A ranger told her it was because there are essentially no more elephants to be seen in the National Park. The poaching of these […]
The lions are by the big tree in the middle background which is like crazy. Reading this week: Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Piketty (wow it’s good) The Last Train to Zona Verde by Paul Theroux Zen in the Art of Archery by Eugen Herrigel So, hot on the heels of going to […]