Kasanka Bat Migration

Kasanka Bat Migration

The Kasanka bat migration in Zambia  isn’t quite as well known as the East African wildebeest migration, but that’s not to say it’s any less spectacular. Between October and December each year, about ten million straw coloured fruit bats stream into a few hectares of forest in the Kasanka National Park   At dusk the sheer number…

A Room With A View

A Room With A View

The team at Conde Nast have scoured the world for The Best Views and have found some real gems,  a few of which are now on my bucket list. However, we have found a few others that we think our clients should know about. Loisaba Tented Camp (Kenya) Perched on the edge of an escarpment,…

Up, Up & Away!

Up, Up & Away!

“You do know this aircraft has no brakes” were the last words my abled pilot & owner of The Great African Time Machine Flying Company, informed me as we were about the cross the first of four busy runways at Port Alfred Airfield. “A bit late now “, I replied. Captain Cliff Reynolds went on…

A Must-See in Nairobi

A Must-See in Nairobi

Daphne Sheldrick’s animal orphanage is a delightful excursion and a must-see in Nairobi. Daphne is the wife of David Sheldrick, a famous game warden who was based in Tsavo National Park.  After his death in the ‘70’s Daphne set up a trust to foster orphaned animals, with a special emphasis on elephants. A visit to…