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Tracking giraffes and collecting their poo in Eswatini

Tracking giraffes and collecting their poo is a unique experience.  Our project in Eswatini was to track giraffe and send their poo to the US.

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Conversing with Hyena in Botswana

Looking for inspiring and close up encounters with wildlife? There’s nothing quite like conversing with Hyena in Botswana.

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Walking in the Wild in India

There is nothing quite like being out in the wild in India. Smelling, hearing, and sensing nature is the highlight of any safari.

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The chaos of Food Shopping in an African Market

There is something wonderful about the chaos of shopping in an African market. Here are my experiences of the “Crazy Market” in Eswatini.

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Sensational sensory safari for the blind

Who said that a safari is just for seeing? It’s a little unusual, but a safari for the blind or visually impaired is a fantastic experience.

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What to do before you travel

Here are our top tips on what to do before you go to Africa – covering mobile phones, dealing with banks, sorting visas, and COVID-19 rules.

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Feeding White Rhino Calves

It’s not often that you’re woken at midnight to feed a couple of baby white rhino. I got roped into helping with this unusual task in exchange for a…

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The stupid 5 (as opposed to the Big 5)

Most people have heard of Africa’s famous Big 5 safari animals. But what are Africa’s dumbest animals, or the Stupid 5?

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Where have Namibia’s wild horses come from?

Horses are rarely found in southern Africa. Despite this, wild horses have flourished in Namibia. But where did they come from?

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Transporting Elephants in Zimbabwe

In 1992 the largest elephant ever translocated happened in the Save Valley Conservancy, Zimbabwe – it was memorable in more ways than one!

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Chased by an Ostrich in Eswatini

I was chased by a bird! Admittedly it was a big bird, but being chased by an Ostrich does not do much for your bush credibility.

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Patience needed with public transport in Africa!

Patience and public transport in Africa will never go together, well not in my lifetime anyway. Ordinarily a 3-hour journey, took over 7hrs.

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