Blog: People

For more than 15 years I’ve travelled to over 100 national parks in Southern, East and Central Africa, from Odzala-Kokoua National Park in Republic of Congo to Agulhas National Park at the very southern tip of Africa. I’ve taken a few photos along the way, and interviewed some of the dedicated people who live and work in these areas. These are the blogs I’ve written about my experiences.


30th April 2017 Virunga’s gorilla protector

Innocent Mburanumwe, 45, is warden of the southern sector of Virunga National Park, in the east of Democratic Republic of…...

18th May 2015 Flying over Lake St Lucia with ZAPWing

I had the fantastic opportunity recently to fly over Lake St Lucia and the coastline of iSimangaliso Wetland Park on…...

18th May 2015 Interview with novelist Tony Park about Africa’s wilderness

Author Tony Park and his wife Nicola at their home alongside Kruger National Park. I first met Australian author Tony…...

30th April 2015 Interview with Lawrence Munro – head of rhino anti-poaching in KZN

I recently met up with Lawrence Munro, the head of KwaZulu-Natal’s Rhino Operations Unit. This unit is a joint government…...

17th April 2015 Remarkable frogs of iSimangaliso World Heritage Site

While I was at iSimangaliso Wetland Park recently, I met up with Xander Combrink, the park's threatened species expert and…...

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

I am very lucky that I can meet experts in conservation on a regular basis. Sometimes I meet an expert who…...

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

The World Heritage Site of iSimangaliso Wetland Park is, by some accurate estimates, the most species-rich protected area in Southern…...