The valley of leopards …. and lions and elephants.

This was my 10th year of Emerald Season Workshops (and more than twice as many visits to the valley) and our group of 5 photo stars were blessed with sweet light, action-filled game drives and a full river that enabled us to explore by boat deep into the Luangwa River ‘s swollen lagoons.

With 2 […]

Ndutu Magic

 

I have seen the wildebeest migration many times – on the short grass plains of Tanzania’s Serengeti where the animals gather during the rains and again in August and October as the gathering clouds draw the vast herds to cross the Mara River into the Masai Mara Game Reserve. I was back again in […]

Some great reasons for a trip to South Africa

 

I have just returned a fantastic journey that took me to some of the very best wildlife camps in South Africa. And then finished off  with a five day visit to Cape Town. What a top trip. For someone wanting the best of South Africa this is a great way to do it for […]

Return to Liuwa Plains

In May I returned to Liuwa Plains – an extraordinary wilderness area in Western Zambia where the floodwaters of the Angolan highlands are trapped before being filtered through reed beds and rivers into the Zambezi. With expert guides Robin Pope and also Jason Alphonso we experience fantastic concentrations of pelicans, egrets and cranes and were thrilled […]

Liuwa Plains – May 2014

 

Liuwa Plains is one of my favourite places on earth — a landscape as flat as you can imagine that is inundated with water for most of the year and at its very best in May and November. Robin Pope Safaris have one final concession in this area before it is opened up to […]

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