Articles

Who’s your daddy ? – happy fathers day!

Posted by on Jun 21, 2015 in Articles, Latest News | 0 comments

Who’s your daddy ? – happy fathers day!

 Who’s your daddy – well if you’re a gorilla, it doesn’t really matter. Even on fathers day! The silverback is lord of his group and head of his family. He’s an impressive creature weighing around 180 kg’s. His chief role is to protect his family from danger. He decides when, where and how fast they move camp, pacing the day’s travel to accommodate the sick or injured. Being the daddy gorilla it doesn’t really matter as it isn’t important for male gorillas when it comes to their relationships with the kids; it’s their rank in the...

Read More

Travel to Africa – Yellow Fever requirements

Posted by on Jun 12, 2015 in Articles, News | 0 comments

Travel to Africa requires a Yellow Fever Inoculation Travel to Africa requires that Yellow Fever is a viral disease that effects 31 countries in central Africa and 13 countries in South America, although it’s more prevalent in Africa. The disease is thought to originate in monkeys, and is passed person to person through mosquito bites therefore authorities in endemic areas often required a proof of vaccination certificate to allow entry. There is a vaccine for yellow fever which is safe and highly effective, however it’s only valid for a 10 year period. A Yellow Fever...

Read More

The Baobab Tree

Posted by on Sep 21, 2014 in Articles | 0 comments

The Baobab Tree

The Baobab are distinctive trees recognisible by their distinctive swollen trunk’s. Baobab is the common name for the trees of the genus Adansonia —along with the names boab, boaboa, bottle tree, upside- down tree, and monkey bread tree. The genus contains nine different species, six of which are native to Madagascar, two native to the African mainland, one to Australia, and one to the Arabian Peninsula. One of the species native to the African mainland was only identified as a unique species just last year — in 2012. It’s a tiny – and very distinctive family of trees. The baobab...

Read More

Explore Natural Beauty

Posted by on Apr 20, 2013 in Articles | 0 comments

Explore Natural Beauty

Whilst Africa has some of the finest wildlife encounters on the planet, part of any safari is the spectacular setting in which its animals are found.   The cycle of life … Rivers are the lifeblood of all of Africa’s animals. The Luangwa River runs through the middle of the South Luangwa National Park in Zambia. Fed by dozens of sand rivers that meander down during the rainy season, the Luangwa carves a tortuous course along the floor and, when in flood, rapidly erodes the outer bends, depositing silt within the loops. Eventually the river cuts a new course, leaving the old course...

Read More

Wild about Wild Dogs

Posted by on Apr 20, 2013 in Articles | 0 comments

Wild about Wild Dogs

There’s a distinct crispness in the early morning Botswana air. Wrapped-up in my layers of warmth, I peer over the door at a sandy patch beyond. There’s no movement, no noise, just the warm rays of the morning sun, as it climbs up into the expansive sky, illuminating the dapples around deserted hole. The quietness is shattered by the cry of the odd fish eagle and grunt from a nearby hippo pod. A white-headed vulture lands on a tree and focuses on the hole below.  Apart from that, the sandy hole remains calm.  Wild dog pack usually comprises a dominant pair, the alpha male and female,...

Read More