Gorillas and chimps

Who will be President?

We disembark onto the beach and are welcomed to one of the most remote camps in Africa. The waves lapping gently onto the sandy shore are rhythmical and peaceful, but the atmosphere in camp is electric. Talk is centred on who will be the next President. Of course, this camp is not on the arid shores of the Libyan desert, and the executed President was not Muammar Gaddafi.

Rwanda

Rwanda is a tiny country, known as the land of 1000 hills, sandwiched between Tanzania, Uganda and the Congo. Sadly Rwanda is most renowned…

The Miracle of Birth

The Miracle of Birth

Many guests on safari have had their expectations of what they want to see on safari influenced by what they see on TV’s National…

Mahale Magic

Mahale Magic

On a recent safari in Tanzania, I was guiding my good friend John Geigert and his family. Having been on safari with me several…

The Silverback

The Silverback

The hike began on a misty morning passing through eucalyptus stands and rich loamy fields planted with blooming pyrethrum (a chrysanthemum flower, useful as…