Monthly Archive: April 2012

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The Big Five : Part 1 – Leopards

Anyone who has been to (or done research on) the game reserves in central and southern Africa will be familiar with the term “the Big Five”, which relates to leopards, lions, elephants, rhinoceros and...

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Etosha National Park in the rainy season

Rob and I celebrated our wedding anniversary this year by visiting the Etosha National Park in Namibia.  February isn’t the best time of the year to visit the park as it’s right in the...


Close encounters of the elephant kind

Being a great lover of elephants and also having close ties to KwaZulu Natal in South Africa, I was saddened to read recently of the death of conservationist Lawrence Anthony, the author of “The...