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safariLIVE: The Gauntlet – Hukumuri

Every storyline needs an antagonist. Without a ‘villain’, a story doesn’t have much to fight against. A memorable antagonist makes the story itself even more memorable by their mere presence, making us root for the hero’s tale because they are fighting harder against this obstacle. This has been seen time and again through various [...]

By |2018-07-29T10:55:46+00:00July 29th, 2018|safariLIVE|Comments Off on safariLIVE: The Gauntlet – Hukumuri

Introducing Torchwood!

WE have some very exciting news folks. From tomorrow (17th May) we will be doubling our traversing here in the Northern Sabi Sands. safariLIVE will now be able to broadcast LIVE to you from Torchwood as well as Djuma [Western Gowrie] and Chitwa Chitwa. Torchwood is found to the east of Western Gowrie and [...]

By |2018-05-16T17:01:25+00:00May 16th, 2018|Featured|Comments Off on Introducing Torchwood!

diveLIVE Update: 14 May

It looks like we're finally getting control of the gremlins and the diveLIVE team are on track to do two LIVE dives today at 11:00 and 13:00 local Cayman time. We will keep you posted if anything changes but hold thumbs for a glitch-free day! Just one note, the second dive may possibly be delayed by [...]

By |2018-05-14T16:42:17+00:00May 14th, 2018|diveLIVE private|Comments Off on diveLIVE Update: 14 May

diveLIVE Diaries: It’s all about the people

Imagine turning up to your second day of work and your boss tells you to do an unprepared presentation to 1.8 million people. Sounds pretty ridiculous right? Well, welcome to day 2 of the diveLIVE adventure. Thinking back to my first day, meeting new colleagues who were soon to become my Caymanian family, it’s [...]

By |2018-05-15T15:01:40+00:00May 14th, 2018|Featured|Comments Off on diveLIVE Diaries: It’s all about the people

The Cat Report: 4 – 11 May

This week started rather slowly as the big cats kept themselves hidden, leaving us chasing shadows and following tracks in endless circles… It was almost as if they were taking joy out of watching us follow the signs indicating that there were lions and leopards moving all around Djuma. Patience was the lesson because [...]

By |2018-05-13T10:11:29+00:00May 13th, 2018|cat-report|Comments Off on The Cat Report: 4 – 11 May

diveLIVE Update: 11 May

Hello again, A quick update with some good news. The new Equipment Housing has arrived and we are pressure testing it at depth today before putting the broadcast equipment in. This housing also has a pressure gauge and can be pulled vacuum which means we can test whether it is properly sealed with no [...]

By |2018-05-11T16:23:30+00:00May 11th, 2018|diveLIVE private|Comments Off on diveLIVE Update: 11 May

diveLIVE Diary: Week 1 to present

It may be only week 3 in Grand Cayman, but I already feel like a different person from the dude that jumped off the plane only 16 days ago. Not only have I experienced physical changes (darker skin, lighter hair and loss of the beer belly), I also feel a great sense of positive [...]

By |2018-05-10T15:24:04+00:00May 10th, 2018|diveLIVE private, Featured|1 Comment

An Afternoon with the Cheetah, Naretoi, and Her Cubs

The long rains continue to sweep through the Mara leaving the Triangle a waterlogged paradise. The roadways have transformed into waterways, and they are a few litres short of turning our safaris into cruises. Well, that may be an exaggeration, but we do have to be particularly careful even in areas where offroading is [...]

By |2018-05-10T15:17:00+00:00May 10th, 2018|Featured|Comments Off on An Afternoon with the Cheetah, Naretoi, and Her Cubs

diveLIVE: Beta update 9 May

Victory has been snatched from our dedicated Grand Cayman team as yet more technical gremlins endeavour to wield their mischief on our underwater gear. For those who got to watch last night’s dive, you would have experienced a rather abrupt end to it after Pat lost comms. Well, what was really happening behind the [...]

By |2018-05-09T17:23:44+00:00May 9th, 2018|diveLIVE private|2 Comments

Maintaining an Icon

safariLIVE has been fortunate enough to showcase some of the most extraordinary wilderness areas on the planet, one of which is the Maasai Mara in Kenya. While WE have been filming spectacular scenes of cheetah chasing down antelope or hordes of wildebeest throwing themselves across the Mara River, the beauty and splendour has often [...]

By |2018-05-04T09:47:54+00:00May 4th, 2018|Featured|1 Comment