The Week in Pictures : Forget Flora, Winter is the (Feline) Fauna Season!

Friday flew past faster than a Peregrine falcon swooping in on its prey, which meant that we didn’t have the chance to release our much loved weekly edition of the “Week in Pictures” – we owe you a bumper edition of pictures. The Lowveld is buzzing with predator activity at the moment. When the bright…

The Week in Pictures : 67 Animals to Spot on Safari

This “Week in Pictures” we’d like to remind everyone that it’s Nelson Mandela’s birthday, a day that is now fondly referred to as “Mandela Day”. From 1942 right up until his death, Madiba spent 67 years fighting for social justice. He is a global icon and a change maker. On his birthday we spend 67…

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…