UmPhafa Reserve, Kwa-Zulu Natal, is home for the next two months. I first saw a conservation project at work in the rainforests of Eastern Madagascar.
Imagine, crawling on your hands and knees in the pitch-black confines of a tunnel, 80 feet below ground. Hours have passed since you last saw the sun and the sky, mud and rock surrounds you.
Despite it being an unusually warm day for October, it remains difficult to sit comfortably in a Derbyshire village and plan a desert expedition..