Christmas won’t be Christmas without the clichés and carols so you’d better watch out, this newsletter may contain quite a few of them.
‘Tis the season when business starts slowing […]
A big part of managing a safari-camp is answering questions that guests have.
Are there snakes in all the chalets?
Some questions asked by guests have straight-forward answers: “What’s for dinner […]
Have you ever wondered what happens to animal carcasses in the bush?
Blistering hot and bone dry.
October was blistering hot, bone dry and in general not a great place to […]
South Luangwa National Parks plays home to lions, leopards, elephants, buffalos, hippos and giraffes but we must not forget to stop and stare at the smaller stuff too!
All animals […]
August in the Luangwa Valley consists of gusting winds, red sunsets, loads of travelling Italians and great game-viewing. I was not going to write a whole newsletter about the […]
A baobab and his wife.
If a stranger came up to me and asked to take one photo that captures the essence of the African bush as I know it, […]
It was a pleasant winter’s afternoon here in the Luangwa Valley and I was out on a walking safari with a lovely family of four from Scotland. On the […]
What a month May was! So hectic, in fact, that we never had the time to write the April addition of Willdife Camp’s newsletter. But now we’re back with […]
March and April is always an exciting time in the Luangwa Valley. It marks the end of a green season in which we measured 731mm of rain here at […]
Game Rangers and Bush Guides
Some are called game-rangers and others are called bush-guides. Some of them wear short khaki-shorts and kudu-leather boots while others prefer long trousers, sleeveless bush-jackets […]