We have found, just for you...

We have found, just for you...

…an idyllic spot in a remote part of Kenya.  Set on top of a hill, the aptly named Sanctuary at Ol Lentille is an architect’s dream; a collection of quirky, eclectic buildings making up this little piece of paradise. There are not many places in the world where you can lie in bed, float in…

Take A Walk On The Wild Side....

Take A Walk On The Wild Side....

That line from Lou Reed’s brilliant album Transformer has a rather different connotation to that which I am talking about here . A walk on the wild side in Africa, specifically Tanzania in this case with Wayo Africa, offers the visitor the following : On foot you are a participant in the world of wildlife; in…

Abandoned in the Masaai Mara

Abandoned in the Masaai Mara

It is Kenyatta Day in Kenya, October 20th. Actually it is now known as Mashujaa or Heroes Day. Big celebrations are to be held in Nairobi and as a result, the government have declared that Nairobi air space be closed for much of the morning. This meant my flight from Nairobi left earlier than usual.…

Kwandwe Private Game Reserve

Kwandwe Private Game Reserve

“Look at those elephants mum, they are so quiet, they look like ghosts in the moonlight.” This was my daughter and we were enjoying sundowners at Kwandwe Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape. The elephant would have gone unnoticed were it not for her sharp eyes in the fast dimming evening light. Kwandwe is ideal…