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…
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
Volunteering report: Shamwari Game Reserve & Born Free Foundation’s big cat sanctuaries Before there was blogging… Or perhaps at least before sites such as WordPress
Shifting its weight from one foot to another, the beautiful, gentle giant is like the bulkiest, heaviest dancer you’ve ever seen. But it’s not dancing.
As the summer comes to a close in the UK and South Africa heads towards spring there couldn’t be a better time to start planning
First of all, I must apologise for the lack of blog posts recently – for the last eight weeks I have been backpacking up the