All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘South Africa’

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The best bits from South Africa


Remembering the sweat inducing heat of the glorious South African sunshine.

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A Year In Review…


Huge thanks to everyone who has followed this blog over the past twelve months, and I hope you’ll keep reading into 2012. It’s been a hugely exciting year, so here’s a run down..

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Friday Photo: Cheetah


Cheetah are not doing well. Everyone knows about their fabled speed and agility, but few realise quite how fragile they are. Many of us have seen them in zoo’s..

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12 Things I’ll miss about South Africa


My time in South Africa is rapidly drawing to a close, tomorrow I fly home to a chilly but festive England. Here’s 12 things I’ll miss about the rainbow nation..

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Friday Photo: Rhino Monitoring


It was a Tuesday, the day after I wrote about That Monday morning feeling, and we left early to check our small mammal traps. En route we came across this male White Rhino..

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Friday Photo: Speaking at a school in South Africa


As part of the work on UmPhafa Reserve we work with local schools and the community. Recently, I was able to visit the school in Colenso..

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On Fences: A uniquely South African approach to conservation

I dream of wide open spaces, the wild places. Africa, I had imagined, would have more than it’s fair share of these..

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Friday Photo: African Plains


A lone tree stands simply on the plains.

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Friday Photo: Verraux’s Eagle

This photo of Verreaux’s Eagle (or The Black Eagle) was taken at Raptor Ridge on the edge of the Drakensberg Mountains. Here, it swooped down..

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Friday Photo #2: The Acacia

The Acacia is perhaps one of the most iconic of African trees, standing tall and proud..

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In the footsteps of a Leopard

Conservation can be a tricky business. One of the best approaches is simply to leave things alone, but unfortunately in many cases, that avenue is simply no longer available..

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Why I’ll be missing Explore


Explore is the annual Royal Geographical Conference on expedition and fieldwork planning. To put it more accurately, it’s a wonderful old building filled with a collection of ordinary individuals, who do extraordinary things..

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