Ernest Hemingway’s Grand African Safari adventures

American writer Ernest Miller Hemingway’s legacy lives on to this day, but many of his fans are unaware of the fact that this iconic figure was fully immersed in the inspiration from multiple African wildlife adventures. These excursions through East Africa eventually provided...

Photography: How to Capture the Decisive Moment on Your Safari

Part of the magic of going on an African safari is having the opportunity to capture a myriad of unforgettable moments through the technological wonder of photography. You can’t immerse yourself in this African natural wonderland without compiling a photo album of vacation...

A Tiny Trunk to Remember

Out of the tall grass they emerged, with swaying gaits and thirsty upheld trunks. The arrival of these beautiful pachyderms was so in tune with the peaceful atmosphere and the calmness in my spirit that I almost felt like saying, ‘oh here you guys are, right on time’… At DumaTau...

Back to Africa on a Dream

Out of Africa’s little yellow biplane can once again be seen flitting above the East African savanna. Article originally published by High Tea With Elephants “Up in this air you breathed easily, drawing in a vital assurance and lightness of heart. In the highlands you woke...

For the Love of Children: Progress at Ngamo Schools

Mike and Marian Myers report back after a day spent at school! The schools bordering the Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe are working on a number of projects and have already made great progress… We were looking for MX. He is the coordinator for all the work done via the...

Lioness Vs Wild Dogs in the Okavango

When lions and wild dogs meet it often ends badly for the much smaller carnivores and even big packs will do their best to get out of the way of lions. This time though the wild dogs decided to fight back! Guide OD from Chitabe camp was out with guests on an early morning safari...

Lewis Mangaba – Wilderness Guide of Hwange

Near the end of last year, I spent some quality time with Wilderness Safari’s guide Lewis Mangaba in Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe.  He is based at Linkwasha Camp in the south-east of Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park, where wildlife sightings are among the most impressive in...

Latest on the Desert-Adapted Lions of Namibia

It has been almost a year now since the release of the internationally acclaimed Vanishing Kings documentary which highlights the plight of a unique species, the desert-adapted lion of Namibia. Carel Loubser updates us on the Five Musketeers, the Hoanib region and international...

What Should I Wear on My Safari

Part of your safari-planning checklist should include procuring appropriate safari attire. Knowing how to properly plan ahead for a functional safari wardrobe will ensure that you get the most out of your safari experience. First and foremost, make sure you pack all the essential...

How to Safely Execute a Multi-Generational Safari

While it might not seem like the most obvious choice in the “fun for all ages” category, an African safari is actually something anyone can enjoy, regardless of age or gender. Organizing a safari for the whole family is not only feasible, but one of the most satisfying vacation...