Typically I try to post every other Monday. However, I am sharing this post to help promote a great event being put on by my friend Beth Jennings as a fundraiser for the Campaign Against Canned Hunting – Karoo Wildlife Centre in South Africa. Beth and I got to know each other after both making a similar mistake […]Read more "Claws-Out: Campaign Against Canned Hunting – Karoo Wildlife Centre Fundraiser"
By: CJ Carrington – Guest Blogger CJ Carrington is an lover of nature, and a well respected conservationist whose true passion is the rare Desert Elephants of Namibia. CJ has written a number of articles on the subject for various publications including Africa Geographic, Conservation Action Trust and The Dodo. Her passion and compassion for […]Read more "Namibia’s Desert Elephants – Go See Them NOW!!"
Namibia has much to offer the adventurous traveller, and those adventures don’t stop at Swakopmund. Moving North from Swakopmund we ended up at the Skeleton Coast. The Skeleton Coast is a very interesting area in the way that the desert slowly increases in size by taking over the ocean. As the desert winds blow the sand […]Read more "The Nature of Namibia – Part 2"
Namibia had been high on my bucket list of travel destinations for a number of years. Mainly for two reasons which were to see the Deadvlei and to sand board the largest sand dunes in the world. While I would only accomplish one of these on my trip to Namibia, what I found was an […]Read more "The Nature of Namibia – Part 1"
What is Ethical Travel? It’s a question I’ve been asking myself quite a bit lately. About the best and most simple answer I can come up with is that it means to leave a place better then it was before going there. To me it also means trying to leave a positive impact on the people, […]Read more "What is “Ethical” Travel?"
Cape Town is a beautiful city full of great things to do for anyone and everyone. Having met some amazing people in Cape Town at the end of my first trip to South Africa, I started my second trip there to catch up with friends and explore more of the area. A person could spend […]Read more "South Africa – Cape Town & The Western Cape"
If you’re like me, Sharks are incredibly fascinating. Living in the prairies there is definitely not an everyday opportunity to get up close to these wonderful apex predators. The end of my first trip to Africa, as well as the beginning of my second both provided me with such an opportunity. However, in order to […]Read more "South Africa – Shark Waters"