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Elephant Pepper Camp

Luxurious safari tents, comfortable beds, a warm fire, hot chocolate, delicious afternoon teas, great fireside stories, wonderful sounds of the bush at night – Elephant Pepper Camp, in the Masai Mara, is without a doubt, one of the best camps I’ve been to in my nearly 22 years in this industry. It’s as if a…

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…

Ethiopia - A Parable Come To Life

During their recent trip to Ethiopia James Griswold and Trudy Jensen experienced a rather unique set of challenges that some have come to expect of the roads in deepest Africa. “Wherever we drove in Ethiopia, we found ourselves sharing the road with people and animals – cattle, sheep, mules, and goats. Everyone always walked down…

Solo Safaris

Solo Safaris

The article on solo sojourners which appeared in Sunday’s New York Times fell across my desk yesterday and got me thinking about how suitable the Pulse Africa destinations were for single travellers. The gist of the article is that more travellers are going solo and interestingly, they are not who we may expect them to…