How to act around wild animals while on safari

You are about to embark on a safari into Africa! On the one hand you are super excited and on the other you are a bit nervous because you have little or maybe no experience of wild animals and don’t know how to behave around them. There is no quick and easy safari guide that explains the do’s and don’ts, but experienced travellers have some advice: Continue reading How to act around wild animals while on safari

How to start travelling Africa

So, you read about all these wonderful places in Africa and you want to go but you don’t know where to start?  You are not an experienced camper and you don’t own a 4WD. Don’t despair; there are many beautiful places that you can reach in your 2 wheel drive sedan vehicle and there are plenty of campsites or lodges with excellent facilities. Continue reading How to start travelling Africa

Veterinary fences in Namibia and Botswana

I find that most overland travellers are rather negative about the vet fences found in Namibia and Botswana. Especially if their matured steak which they bought at their favourite butcher back in South Africa is confiscated or if they are told to cook it should they want to take it past a veterinary control point. Continue reading Veterinary fences in Namibia and Botswana