In January of this year I went on a three night walking safari to Manyeleti Game Reserve. The trip was arranged and hosted by Vuya Walking Safaris and we were accommodated at Pungwe Safari Camp.

Towards the end of last year, and after a particularly frustrating day at work, I decided to send out a few mails to booking agents in Botswana on the off-chance that I might be able to secure a few (relatively) last minute bookings for the Central Kalahari Game Reserve. Fortunately Botswana Footprints came through …

Not too long to go now until my trip to the Kalahari. My itinerary is as follows:

In November this year I went on my first organised photographic safari with Wild Eye. This was very different to my usual trips, no camping this time.

This is more of a “mini” trip report covering my most recent trip to the Kruger National Park. In South Africa we have a lot of public holidays, particular around April/May. Not so great for the economy but a great opportunity to get away to the bush for a few days. Given the popularity …

Kgalagadi Lion

For a long time I’ve wanted to visit the Kalahari after the summer rains, so I was very excited to be going on a 12 night trip to the Kgalagadi and Mabuasehube in March this year. On this trip I was joined my parents. The three of us would be in my Land Rover …

During our trip to Mana Pools in 2016 we blindly followed the sat nav instead of checking a real map, needless to say it didn’t take us on the best route!

This trip was planned a year in advance with excellent assistance from Tara at Botswana Footprints. On this trip I was joined by 4 mates – 2 of us were travelling from Joburg and the other 3 would be joining us from Bloemfontein. For me it will be my first overland trip in my …

After months of planning the time had finally come for my first trip to Mabua. A good friend of mine (Bruce) had week-long pink slip from the wife and kids and we were both looking forward to spending some time in the bush. With a bit of luck we would also encounter the Mabua …