“Nothing but breathing the air of Africa, and actually walking through it, can communicate the indescribable sensations“
William Burchell

Stories

LAMU a place like no other

As I look across from Manda island Jetty, I see a sea of wind swept sails in the distance, and there, standing in all its finery, is the Lamu of my dreams… If there are places that cannot be described, but that need to be…

DAMARALAND
Namibia

The wild spaces of Namibia, especially the Desert regions are unique in their landscape and feeling. If you want utter silence but for the wind and the distance yelp of a jackal or the rumble of a desert elephant as it approaches its favourite watering…

KUBU ISLAND
Botswana

When I saw this place from a distance, i was immediately intrigued, i felt as i was visiting something in my dreams and that it could not be a reality. Huge baobabs jutting out of Granite boulders, almost like a giants playground, and for miles…

LAKE NATRON
Tanzania

As i arrived in this unassuming place, i realised that what dominated my very being was the incredible “Mountain of God” Ol Doinyo Lengai, that rises out of the dust of this desert landscape. Below there is a waterfall and river that flows into the…

FOLLOWING ANIMAL SPOORS

To be back where it all began To the untrained eye, the tracks on the sand are meaningless doodles of a deranged mind, but for a skilled bushman it’s a matter of life and death, of eating or starving. Their survival in the Kalahari has…
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