This week’s Shamwari series involves jumping out of a plane, and later, having my first encounter with African wild dogs!
This week’s Shamwari Series follows my first weekend in South Africa — and my first big conservation mistake of my trip — being duped into taking part in activities related to the canned hunting industry, as detailed in my travel diaries from 10 years ago.
This week’s Shamwari diaries take a look at 18-year-old me’s first foray into independence and re-living the moment a long term dream came true, when I first stepped foot into Born Free’s big cat sanctuary…
My Shamwari Diaries begin with the excitement of my first ever flight alone. Join me as I touch down in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. The start of an adventure…
My heart was racing and my eyes were fixed. About 10-feet ahead was a wild lioness looking right at me. I wasn’t in a vehicle or behind a fence, but was actually there in the African wild, with nothing between us. It was my first game walk and I knew that moment would never leave me.
It’s always nice to take the opportunity to reflect on your journey, and recently the Terra Incognita Wildlife Blogger of the Year competition gave me
Today is World Animal Day, an international day of action for animal rights and welfare. Many years ago I began this blog simply viewing myself as
Pulling away from Kings Cross Station, head lolling against the window of the rickety train, I couldn’t have felt more content. Once in a while you have
Happy World Wildlife Day 2018! The theme for this year is ‘Big Cats‘; which encompasses the four largest wild cats — which are also the ones
This week I am truly honoured to share the words of Maasai warrior Philip Ole Senteria. Philip provides an authentic perspective of living in a community