The one thing I really enjoy about the rainy season in the tropics is the amount of interesting insects, bugs and critters that we get to see. From the wriggly worms to beautiful butterflies, fireflies to alien looking monster bugs! This big guy lives in an old rotten log next to the pathway from the pool and isn’t he impressive!
It started with a rude awakening at 5:20 Monday morning when a cacophony of bush-noises alerted us to the unfolding drama in front of the Siwandu management house.Continue reading
"A breath of wind catches in the sail, the creaking of ropes and fluttering of cloth before the fabric fills with tension, and billows to the shape of a perfect crescent-moon that fills the sky...As the dhow cuts through the crystal waters it seems as eager to reach Fanjove Island as we are." Laura Thubron, Manager of Fanjove Private Island, gives a taste of what makes Fanjove so special.Continue reading
October is not for the faint-hearted: it’s real circle-of-life, survival-of-the-fittest stuff out there on the savannahContinue reading