Tag Archives: elephant

An Elephant Funeral

For centuries, humans have been completely fascinated by elephants and have spent great lengths of time observing and studying these gentle giants. Smart, emotional, creative and compassionate, elephants are among the smartest species in the world, and one of the …

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Close encounters of the wildlife kind

An update on a new behind-the-scenes tour of the Uganda Wildlife Education Centre in Entebbe, Uganda, from our General Manager Anne-Marie Weeden. The python was cold and clammy – just as I had expected – but it turned out this …

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The Silence of Elephants

It’s hard to imagine how quiet Elephants can be until one sneaks up on you. Their enormous padded feet softly sink into the ground with each step, and you don’t hear them coming until they are almost on top of …

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Jumbo Jet Set

The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust is situated on the outskirts of Nairobi, on the edge of the capital’s National Park. In September, I went to see the work it does with orphaned baby elephants, who were recently the focus of …

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We Spread Our Wings

KENYA TOURS: We will soon be offering tours and safaris to Kenya, as well as Uganda and Rwanda. Please stay tuned to our tours section for details on trips for the whole family, honeymoon safaris, as well as a range …

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