Blog: Parks

For ten years, I’ve helped tell the stories of Africa’s wild places. I’ve interviewed anti-poaching rangers, photographed the work of wildlife researchers, and been fortunate to explore some of the continent’s most beautiful wilderness. These are just a few of those stories.


16th January 2017 Nyiragongo Summit

Everyone knows Mount Kilimanjaro, the famous African mounta...

18th May 2015 Flying over Lake St Lucia with ZAPWing

I had the fantastic opportunity recently to fly over Lake St...

18th May 2015 On tour with the leatherback turtles of iSimangaliso

I felt a little embarrassed. There were six of us kneeling o...

17th April 2015 Remarkable frogs of iSimangaliso World Heritage Site

While I was at iSimangaliso Wetland Park recently, I met up ...

16th April 2015 Interview with Xander Combrink about iSimangaliso’s impressive biodiversity

I am very lucky that I can meet experts in conservation on ...

15th April 2015 Gaboon adder and other snakes of iSimangaliso World Heritage Site

The World Heritage Site of iSimangaliso Wetland Park is, by ...

28th October 2014 Kruger catch-up – Week 9 – ending at Pafuri’s Thula Mela

So, this is my last blog post from my last week in Kruger, w...

27th October 2014 Kruger catch-up – week 8 – Mopani, Shingwedzi and Sirheni

During week 8 and 9 of my Kruger trip, the good folks from 5...

26th October 2014 Kruger Catch up – Week 7 – Wild dogs and big male leopard at Shimuwini

Shimuwini Camp is one of my favourite places to stay in Krug...

25th October 2014 Kruger Catch-up – Week 6 – Difficult leopard and not much else (not really)

You have to work a bit harder at spotting wildlife in the Ol...

24th October 2014 Kruger Catch Up – Week 5 – Another leopard (sigh)

Things were a bit quiet this week on the wildlife front. Oli...