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Winter has come

A thick-knit sleeve pulled down to your fingertips as you wrap your hands around a radiating tin cup. Your nose is still numb as the wind finds its way to what little bare skin is left. Citronella and the indescribable smell of dust waft by you as the rising sun breaks through the chill. [...]

By |2018-07-12T15:36:46+00:00July 12th, 2018|Camp Life, Featured, safariLIVE|Comments Off on Winter has come

safariLIVE and Nat Geo WILD present: The Gauntlet

The gloves are coming off for the next spectacular televised installment of safariLIVE. The gauntlet has been set and no amount of protective armament is going to deflect the hard hitting action only the African wild can deliver. The challenge commences on Friday, 27 July. However, in order to bring you mother nature’s ultimate [...]

By |2018-07-11T14:29:34+00:00July 11th, 2018|Featured, safariLIVE, WildEarth|7 Comments

My Rays of Hope

My absolute favourite animals in the entire animal kingdom (yes I do have a favourite) are the magnificent and exquisite manta rays. These angels of the ocean are the largest of all ray species, and from the moment I swam alongside my first manta ray, I fell completely head over heels in love. Never [...]

By |2018-07-10T15:21:31+00:00July 10th, 2018|diveLIVE, Featured|Comments Off on My Rays of Hope

The Cat Report: 1 – 7 July

It has been another interesting week following the lives of the big cats in both the Sabi Sands and the Masai Mara. Tingana was seen almost every day this week. He managed to scavenge two wild dogs kills, the first of which did not go unnoticed by two displeased females. Upon arriving back at [...]

By |2018-07-09T12:55:19+00:00July 9th, 2018|cat-report|Comments Off on The Cat Report: 1 – 7 July

Sunday safariLIVES – Schedule Change

The only constant in life is change, or at least that’s what ‘they say’ and with all the new and exciting things happening in safariLIVE change is inevitable. As of Sunday 9 July our weekly character catch up show, safariLIVES, will be aired during the sunset safari. Why, you ask? The first hour of [...]

By |2018-07-05T11:32:11+00:00July 5th, 2018|Featured, safariLIVE|2 Comments

Stroppy technology throws a spanner in the works for the safariLIVE schedule

The safariLIVE Search and ID initiative has given the team a few hiccups over the past few days. Thelma the thermal drone doesn’t seem all that interested in communicating with her trusty steed Jigga or her French Gabonese drone pilot, Sebastien.   As a result, Thelma is in need of a good talking to [...]

By |2018-07-04T13:37:56+00:00July 4th, 2018|Featured, safariLIVE|1 Comment

safariLIVE Time Change: Search and ID

Searching through the darkness of the African night for creatures - both great and small - is no easy task. Each animal species has specific characteristics/adaptations that have been developed over millions of years of evolution to ensure their day-to-day survival. This makes the prospect of searching for the ultimate stealth predator or the [...]

By |2018-07-02T05:56:10+00:00July 1st, 2018|Featured, safariLIVE|Comments Off on safariLIVE Time Change: Search and ID

Cricket on Quarantine clearings

If you’ve ever been to Sri Lanka you’ll know that cricket is no small matter. Any open space big enough to be a pitch is an opportunity for a game; from open parks, to dusty streets or cobbled alleyways, both young and old will gather for a game. All that’s needed is any old [...]

By |2018-06-29T16:12:54+00:00June 29th, 2018|Camp Life, Featured|Comments Off on Cricket on Quarantine clearings
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