Category Archives: Photo Blog

Photo Blog: Who are Africa’s Ugly 5?

Which animals make up Africa’s Ugly 5 and are they all deserving of such an unfortunate title? The cackling hyena Whether you’ve watched the Lion King of the 1990′s or the recent remake, the commonality in both are the devilish …

read more ›

Posted in Photo Blog | Tagged , , |

Photo Blog: Uganda’s Wildlife by National Park

From mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest to the tree climbing lions of Queen Elizabeth National Park (and a whole lot more to be found in between), Uganda offers a thrilling adventure that is great for wildlife safari enthusiasts of all …

read more ›

Posted in Blog, Photo Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , |

Photo Blog: Botswana Wildlife in Black & White

If you’re going on a wildlife safari in Botswana, don’t zip up your bag before packing your camera! Whether captured in colour or black and white like the images below, Botswana is an utterly enchanting destination for photographers of any skill level: …

read more ›

Posted in Blog, Photo Blog | Tagged , , , , |

Photo Blog: Southern Carmine Bee-eaters Return to Zambia

Next month, Zambia will once again see the arrival of thousands of winged beauties that annually paint the sky, bushes and riverbanks of the South Luangwa in dazzling pinks, greens and blues – these are the southern carmine bee-eaters. Every …

read more ›

Posted in Blog, Photo Blog | Tagged , , , , |

Photo Blog: Best Moments on Mountain Gorilla Trekking Safari

In celebration of the recent improved status of mountain gorillas from ‘Critically Endangered’ to ‘Endangered’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, we have gathered our photographs of some of the best moments spent on gorilla trekking safari in …

read more ›

Posted in Photo Blog | Tagged , , , , , , |

Photo Blog: When & Where to Witness Africa’s Great Migration

Be in the know about which areas in East Africa to visit and at what times of the year so that you can book your ultimate Great Migration safari! Undoubtedly one of Africa’s most spectacular wildlife experiences, the Great Migration …

read more ›

Posted in Photo Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , |

Photo Blog: Classic South African Big 5 Safari

The ultimate Big 5 safari experience awaits in South Africa! Safari enthusiasts the world over travel to South Africa with a wildlife bucket-list of five specific animal species they are inspired to tick off. These are the leopard, rhino, lion, …

read more ›

Posted in Photo Blog | Tagged , , , , , , |

Photo Blog: Animal Romance in Africa

As the month of love comes to an end, we take a look at the peculiar ways some animals in Africa express their ‘love and affection’ during their mating courtship and rituals. Bubble-blowing crocodiles Although notoriously frightening reptiles, crocodiles know …

read more ›

Posted in Photo Blog | Tagged , , , , , , |

Photo Blog: Why We Love the Masai Mara

There are so many reasons to love the Masai Mara in Kenya. It was a difficult task but we’ve managed to narrow them down to our top four. Watching the Great Migration Kenya is brimming with diverse animal and bird …

read more ›

Posted in Photo Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , |

Photo Blog: The Water Birds of Sub-Saharan Africa

These are the ‘fisherfolk’ that form an integral part of the ecosystems in the wetland deltas, rivers and lakes of sub-Saharan Africa. Water birds are an important indicator of the health of water systems because their reliance on this habitat …

read more ›

Posted in Photo Blog | Tagged , , , , , |