Antelope Park – Zimbabwe

This place has a bit of controversy surrounding it, so much so that I almost considered not giving it a post. I’ve heard arguments both for and against it and to be honest,… Continue reading

Chimanimani and Great Zimbabwe – Zimbabwe

Our first stop in Zimbabwe after a lightning trip through Mozambique was Chimanimani in the south east of the country, we stayed for a few days, on one of which we went for… Continue reading

Malawi

Malawi was amazing, the landscape was beautiful, the people were friendly and accommodating and I feel like I’m doing the country a massive injustice giving it only one post with 8 pictures, but… Continue reading

Zanzibar – Tanzania

We spent a few days on Zanzibar island. When we arrived a few of us did a spice tour, basically going around a spice plantation learning about the different spices and eating a… Continue reading

Serengeti – Tanzania

Ah the Serengeti (why do I always want to put two t’s in Serengeti?). In my mind nothing conjures up more images of African wildlife than the thought of the Serengeti. We had… Continue reading

Ngorogoro Crater – Tanzania

An early morning rise got us to Ngorogoro for sunrise, unfortunately it was too misty to see anything. As we drove into the crater the mist cleared and the wildlife started to show… Continue reading

Lake Manyara – Tanzania

One of the big draw cards of this trip was a three day safari to Lake Manyara, Ngorogoro crater and the Serengeti. Day one was a game drive at Lake Manyara on the… Continue reading

Uganda

We crossed the equator in Uganda, which we passed through on our way to Rwanda. We stayed at a cafe right on the line who’s proceeds went direct to helping Aids orphans, they… Continue reading

Nairobi Giraffe Centre and the Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage – Kenya

    On our way back into Nairobi from Lake Navasha we visited the Giraffe Centre (officially the “African Fund For Endangered Wildlife (Kenya) LTD”). The centre was founded in 1979 as a… Continue reading

Mountain Gorilla trek – Rwanda

We were extremely lucky to go Gorilla trekking in the Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda. A very early wake up had us driving along in a couple of jeeps to the park where… Continue reading