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Weaving workshop in Eswatini (Swaziland) at Tsandza Weaving by Momtaz Begum-Hossain 10th February '20

I’m getting more and more excited about September’s ‘Craft and Safari’ Tour. The itinerary features a number of craft activities, one of which is a weaving workshop in Eswatini at Tsandza Weaving. Tsandza is a social enterprise where local women weave handicrafts. If you come on the tour you’ll have chance to spend a day with them,…read more…

Kruger’s Carnivores 16th October '18

Kruger hyena

I had decided to treat myself to 3 nights of luxury stay in Kruger National Park.  I had been to Camp Shawu before, a wonderful five tented camp in the Shishangeni concession area near Crocodile Bridge.  All the tents overlook this incredible view of a wide expanse of water where hippo gently honk all day…read more…

The Big Five 2nd January '18

Elephants on Safari in Africa

The Big 5 The Big 5 refers to five large mammals found in Africa which are the lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and cape buffalo.  So why not a hippo, or a giraffe, they are quite big aren’t they? The hippo certainly is. The reason for ‘The Big 5’ name is that these five animals were…read more…

Driving Across Etosha 11th May '15

Grab life by the horns and drive across Etosha National Park.  Despite it only being about 160 km from the Anderson Gate to the Von Lindequist Gate, it will take you all day.  I was driving west to east through the park and I was very conscious of not making a rookie error and spending…read more…

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