Learning the craft of coffee in Uganda’s scenic Crater Lake district

The town of Fort Portal, roughly 300km away from Uganda’s metropolis of Kampala, is surrounded by a series of curious crater lakes formed over 8000 years ago. The unusual scenery, panoramic hiking opportunities and close proximity to the chimp-trekking capital of Kibale National Park makes this a thriving tourism region. In between trekking, walking or…

Step Inside Walkers Bush Villa

Discerning guests are drawn to Walkers Bush Villa because of its sense of exclusivity and grand sophistication. This is the ideal safari hideaway in the game-rich Timbavati Private Game Reserve, and offers an opportunity for small groups or families to tailor-make their own safari experience. Furnished with eclectic art and hints of Africa throughout, Walkers…

Roam-an History

Roam Private Game Reserve is not only home to a veritable kaleidoscope of flower species, and harbour to thousands upon thousands of endemic animal, bird and insect species, but it is also an area steeped in fascinating history. Until the other day – around 250 million years ago – a vast inland sea stretching more…

Week in Pictures : The Wild of Winter

The thing about winter in the Kruger is that it really is prime game viewing time. The sparse bushveld makes it easy to spot game and the lack of rains means that wildlife congregates at waterholes. We know (generally) where to find game – and the bushveld is far easier to scan for signs of…