10 Things To Avoid On Safari

10 Things To Avoid On Safari

Patrick Brakspear, August 18, 2015 Category: Patrick's top 10's
8. The temptation to feed the animals. Do not EVER feed ANY animal or bird on safari. I don’t mean the elephants and lions – I think most people understand that this would be foolish. I’m talking about the monkeys or baboons...
10 Beer Recommendations On Safari

10 Beer Recommendations On Safari

Patrick Brakspear, July 30, 2015 Category: Patrick's top 10's
You will soon hear talk of the ‘sundowner’ when on safari. This is a ritual that originates from colonial times and allowed the expat community to get together at the end of a hot day in darkest...
10 Birding ‘Specials’ To Look Out For On Safari

10 Birding ‘Specials’ To Look Out For On Safari

Patrick Brakspear, February 26, 2015 Category: Patrick's top 10's
Rather than try to select a birding ‘top 10’ (almost impossible) I have selected 10 birds that anyone would be privileged to see on safari – with each also presenting a bit of a challenge. Each is colourful, localised, but not necessarily uncommon (but will likely stop even your guide in his tracks)...
10 Destinations For The More Adventurous

10 Destinations For The More Adventurous

Patrick Brakspear, February 9, 2015 Category: Patrick's top 10's
Africa was once considered the Dark Continent, few people from the outside had ventured into its interior, and only ivory and slaves made their way out. Going on a safari used to mean a hunting safari to the most out-of-the-way places.
10 (and 5 extra) Things To Be Sure To Do When On Safari

10 (and 5 extra) Things To Be Sure To Do When On Safari

Patrick Brakspear, January 25, 2015 Category: Patrick's top 10's
When you find yourself relaxing on your bed in your safari camp, with just a piece of canvas between you and what’s out there...