Safari and deluxe camping in Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe

We arrived in July in Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe, on an 8-passengers plane from Victorial Falls. Landing on an airstrip (read; a piece of open land with zebras grassing at one end), we were picked up by Albert, our safari guide and jeep driver for the next four days. On our way from the airstrip… Continue reading Safari and deluxe camping in Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe

Just returned from Okavango Delta in Botswana, and there it was on tv

I enjoy watching wild life programs, but I don’t always take notice of the location. This summer was an exception: In July, I visited the Okavango Delta in Botswana with my family, and the first wild life program I watched after returning home happened to be from Okavango. And no wonder it is a popular… Continue reading Just returned from Okavango Delta in Botswana, and there it was on tv

Jungle and Elephants – Precious Treasures of Thailand

HOW ENCHANTING to open the door to the terrace in our hotel in Kamala beach, Thailand, overlooking the jungle and mountains, and be greeted by the sound of trumpeting elephants! We asked the maid if it really were elephants we could hear. It was indeed, however, no wild elephants, it turned out, but elephant artists… Continue reading Jungle and Elephants – Precious Treasures of Thailand