Palm trees sway, the sound of water lapping at the sand is hypnotic and the island breeze has drifted in. Wildlife flourishes without human interference. With the sand between my toes, romantic notions of being marooned here forever drift through my mind. Islands, where a dreamy sunrise and sunset provide a warmth and refreshment for the soul. … More Island Paradise
Have you ever sat by the river, watching a pod of Hippo as they wallow in the water? Whilst enjoying a leisurely breakfast by the banks of the Mara River, we were mesmerised by the large pods of Hippopotamus that congregated both on land and in the cool, refreshing waters of the river. Snorts … More The Frenchmen of Africa
His open hands revealed human like qualities, massive black leather palms and beautifully shaped black fingernails. His massive bulk, exuding masculinity, his eyes inquisitive and gentle. I longed to reach out and hold his hand, a sign of friendship. There are very few strongholds for these beautiful creatures to exist in the wild. The Gorilla’s future … More In his hands.
The sun has risen and it warms my cheeks as the bush telegraph comes to life with chatter. Songs of intrigue and enchantment, delight. Songbirds flit from branch to branch their song is sweet and melodic. A symphony is rehearsing in the background, with tenors, chirps and chortles. A showy duet is performing on … More I am the wind, let me fly free
For a moment in time, I lived and breathed Life! Through the eyes of the leopard I witnessed great joy. I remember the exact moment when my love affair started with Leopards, we had just left camp and along our track we caught a glimpse of a male and female leopard in the throes of … More Eyes of the Leopard