My three page article in South African Airways' inflight magazine on Tembe Elephant Park - one of the wildest, and least known of South Africa's reserves, and one of my favourites. The elephants are some of the biggest tuskers in Africa, and the lion population is doing really well too. A highly recommended reserve for the wildlife connoisseur and novice alike.
My monthly column in the Cape Times on Anysberg. This Karoo reserve just south of Laingsburg off the national N1 road was a surprise to me. There is a surprisingly large amount of wildlife for a semi-arid region, and the sense of wilderness is impressive. But it's the stars that captivate first and foremost. Their is NO light pollution anywhere, because the 800 square kilometre reserve is situated between two mountain ranges, making it one of the best places in the country for peering through a
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The second protected area on my Karoo road trip was Mountain Zebra National Park in the Eastern Cape of South Africa. It’s one of my favourite. It’s small – only about 280 square kilometres, but its crammed with beautiful rolling hills covered in grass, and the high plateau of the Bankberg mountains.
The conservation of the South African endemic Cape Mountain Zebra is a remarkable success story.
By the late 1800s,
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I’ve recently returned from the Karoo region of South Africa, where I was researching and photographing an article for Wild Magazine. My short road trip took me to Karoo National Park, Mountain Zebra National Park, Read more »
The huge tidal lagoon of West Coast National Park is the diamond in the jewels of this ecologically-unique protected area. There is plenty to admire - the interplay of cold ocean, shallow tidal flats, spectacular spring wild flower displays and an impressive list of marine and terrestrial bird species that includes the largest population of endemic black harriers in the country, as well as one of only six remaining Cape
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One of the highlights from the past year was flying over West Coast National Park with my friend Jean Tresfon who owns a gyrocopter. What a spectacular way to see this beautiful national park. My column in the Cape Times elaborates. For more photos check out my blog here.