Week in Pictures: Hyenas in the mud, and a leopard cub!

It’s getting hot, hot, hot up in the African bush, and the summer rains bring added humidity to the climate. In both Botswana and the Kruger we are seeing changes in the environment, the presence of wildlife, and animal behaviour. Migratory birds continue to fleck the air with new colours and sounds; one of the…

The Week in Pictures: The birds, the bees, and the big things.

With such a diverse range of camps in various areas of pristine wilderness, its not surprising that the photography coming out of these areas each week is reliably great. The Okavango Delta, Chobe National Park, the Sabi Sand, and the Klaserie Private Nature Reserve have produced some fantastic footage lately, and photographers Em Gatland, Kevin MacLaughlin,…

Week in Pictures: All sorts of everything wild!

This week we’ve got a roundup of incredible images from Botswana and from Kruger where our exceptional camps nestle in their wild homes. Surrounded by the African bush, everyday is brimming with opportunity to witness something phenomenal. It is the new season of rain, and the heat is rising for summer, and with the new…

A closer look at the Delta with Afrika Ecco Safaris

Arriving in the Okavango Delta evokes feelings of peace and satisfaction with the healthy functioning of the environment. Thriving ecosystems, water, trees, birds, insects, herbivores, and predators can rejoice in this wetland paradise; even after wildfires have scorched the earth in the hottest, driest months in Botswana, the rains replenish the soil and new, green…

Week in Pictures: All the cats, the dogs, and rhinos in perfect light

Word from the camps this week comes packed with enviable tales of life in the bush. Kevin MacLaughlin has more from home-base at Africa on Foot: A spotted bush snake was found at Africa on Foot just behind one of the guest’s rooms. It spends most of its time in trees in search of lizards and tree frogs,…