Wildebeest In River- Roger De La Harpe

An Idiot’s Guide To The Great Migration

One of Africa’s most incredible spectacles, the annual wildebeest migration, offers a unique wildlife experience that no words or photographs can do true justice to. The movement of more than 1.5 million wildebeest, 500,000 zebra, 200,000 Thompson’s gazelle and 18,000 eland across the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania and Masai Mara in Kenya. It is a…

Director John Addison's trip to Lake Natro region

Ever Get The Feeling You’ve Been Here Before?

Greeting fellow frontiersmen and women! On a recent trip to Lake Natron, in Tanzania, we were lucky enough to be shown some of the ancient human footprints, made in mud,  dated around 120,000 years ago. They were preserved under a layer of volcanic debris from the famed volcano Ol Doinyo Lengai, which is still active…

Rwanda - a true diamond in the rough

Rwanda – A True Diamond in the Rough

Rwanda – a true diamond in the rough – caught me pleasantly by surprise. This small country in East Africa, whose name once conjured up heart wrenching images of a senseless and horrific genocide, now shines as one of Africa’s safest, cleanest countries, with a fast growing economy and friendly, hard working people brimming with…

Serengeti Walking Safari

A Walk on the Wild Side – Serengeti Walking Safari

Experiencing Tanzania’s wilderness areas on foot offers a uniquely rewarding game viewing experience. Encountering animals by stepping into their world awakens your senses and the bush somehow feels even more alive and engaging. Following in the tracks of mighty herds, a walking safari is indeed one of the best wildlife encounters there is. Tanzania’s National…

baby mountain gorillas - Rwanda

Rwanda’s Kwita Izina: One of Conservation’s Great Success Stories

The birth of a baby is always something to celebrate – especially when that baby is a mountain gorilla. So just imagine my delight when I received an official invitation to be part of the annual Rwandan celebration Kwita Izina, where this year 22 baby gorillas were named. Rwanda, a diamond in the rough on…