One of my first wildlife-watching experiences was a walking safari in Kruger National Park. It was amazing to be out in the bushveld, released from the confines of a vehicle and surrounded by the sights, sounds and smells of Africa.
I was doing some general photography in Serengeti National Park, when I heard that the migration was late that year and hadn’t crossed into the Masai Mara yet. I took my chances and changed my travel plans to get to the Northern Serengeti in the hope to catch the last of the wildebeest crossing the Mara River.
Bangweulu – The Place Where the Earth Meets the Sky – is the deep and secret heart of Zambia. Its papyrus swamps and pellucid channels are the home of Africa’s oddest bird, the ghostly grey shoebill stork.
Zambia’s spectacular Luangwa Valley is not only renowned for leopards. It’s also a hotspot for wild dogs.
On a dawn wildlife drive in the Kalahari, following the paw prints of a young lion was a jaw-dropping start to the day.
I love Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Game Reserve in South Africa. Each time I’m in KwaZulu Natal, no matter where I am going, I always make a special effort to add a couple of days here into my itinerary.
Murchison Falls National Park, in the north of the Uganda, is possibly the most reliable spot for locating Africa's most weird and wonderful bird.
A feature of southern Kenya’s landscape is the vibrant red soil laden with iron oxide, which elephants liberally past over themselves during their daily mud and dust baths. Ask anyone what color an elephant is...
The three of them came right up close for a really good sniff. When they got to a few feet away, we drove off to a safe distance and stopped. They followed. We drove off again, they followed. We went a bit further...
Surprisingly, Nairobi, Kenya's big, bustling capital city is one of the best places to get up close and personal with Africa's wildlife. Just 12 kilometres from the city centre in the leafy suburb of Lang'ata is Giraffe Manor...