Yesterday we had our first tropical storm for the year and although we had to scramble to get the boats secure, drop all weather screens and hang on to the table cloths and cutlery, it also gave us the inspiration that only the rains can bring after the long dry season and when it eventually cleared and the birds starting singing and a bit of sunshine peaked through the heavy dark clouds, we found a beautiful little baby terrapin at the reception, who was on its way to the lake. I just love Africa!
It is a good idea to learn a few basic words in Swahili before your next safari in Tanzania. The good news is that learning basic Swahili is fun and not too difficult.Continue reading
When facing tough times it is important to be flexible and adaptable. This helps us to cope better with the new challenges that come our way. One of the first creatures that come to mind when thinking about adaptability is the peculiar chameleon - the well-known little reptile with the ability to change their colour.Continue reading
With an estimated 3000 to 5000 African Wild Dogs (also referred to as ‘painted dogs’) left across the entire African continent, it is important that we take a moment today to reflect on these fascinating animals.Continue reading