Month: December 2019

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Charlotte’s 5 Most Memorable Sightings of 2019

It's hard to choose a 'top' sighting. There's so many factors that go into making a sighting great — Was it a beautiful scene? Was there interesting behavior? Was it rare or the first time for you to see this?  Did you get an incredible photo or video? Did it make you feel something? When reflecting on some of my favorite sightings from the year, the quality I am considering…

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My Top 12 Moments of 2019…

Im going to keep this blog post short and sweet. I want to share my top 10 moments of 2019 with all of you and thought I would let these images speak for themselves... It has been one incredible year on safari, going through my images, it allowed me to reflect on just what an amazing year it has been and how privileged I am to do what I love…

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5 Exciting Destinations to compliment your Masai Mara Safari Experience

The Masai Mara is without a doubt one of Africa's most iconic wildlife areas, drawing many tourists from around the world each year. Regardless of whether you are wanting to witness the Great Wildebeest Migration during the peak season or if you're simply wanting experience the raw beauty and diversity of the region out of peak season, the Masai Mara provides the ideal springboard to explore a treasure chest of…

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10 Safari Highlights of 2019

It's always good to take stock of the experiences and moments one has shared at the end of a long year of safaris. Its something I've done to an extent in the past but I really wanted to share some of the spectacular safari highlights of 2019 with you all. I think that 2019 has to be one of my greatest years of hosting safaris to date given the number…

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Why you should consider cropping vertical for Instagram

When it comes to capturing attention on social media, you don't have much time to make an impression. In fact, most people will only spend a fraction of a second looking at your post, so you want to maximize that time spent in every way. One of the best ways to do this is to consider cropping vertical for Instagram. A photo in portrait orientation gives your photo more 'real estate'…

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Planning a Custom Tour in Africa

Planning a custom tour to Africa can seem like quite a daunting task at first. Where do we go? How long do we spend in each destination? What will we see? What time of year is best? How do we get form point A to point B? Thats where we step in to assist you in planning a custom tour to Africa. Our team of experienced tour planners will work…

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Surprised By An Elephant

Hello all My 2019 safari's are a wrap and what a year its been! I was lucky enough to "end" my year in two new destinations namely; South Luangwa National Park Hwange National Park My guest Barbara Hartman (who you should follow on Instagram as she has incredible images - CLICK HERE) and I spent a wee in each reserve and what an adventure it was. When it comes to…

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My favourite images of 2019

As this year is drawing to a rapid close, I took some time to show some of my favourite sightings and images for this year. The Marsh in Amboseli is a beautiful place to photograph Elephants and this Female just posed perfectly with the setting sun. The rainy season always brings some moody skies, the perfect opportunity to photograph Elephants with a wide angle lens Again Amboseli offered some incredible photographic opportunities this…