Hunting for tigers in Nagarhole national park, drinking coffee in Coorg and beer in Bangalore
Madurai is a small city in the southern interior of India famous for the massive, colorful Meenakshi Amman Temple. The huge complex stretches over 6 hectares (although some parts are only open to Hindus) and was built in the 17th century, although the area has been the sight of an important temple for much longer.…… Continue reading A Walk on the Wild Side
Our 2016 highlights reel
Mapungubwe National Park and Pafuri trails Blogged by Anne We arrived back into South Africa via the Pont Drift border post which means a short 4×4-only drive across the Limpopo River. The border post is only open to vehicles in the dry season, when the river is full it is pedestrians only via a rickety…… Continue reading Fever Dreams
For our last few days in Botswana we had decided to head to Tuli, on the border of Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa. However, to break up the long journey from the Okavango we spent a few nights at the Khama Rhino Sanctuary (http://www.khamarhinosanctuary.org.bw) near the town of Serowe. Khama is a small private community…… Continue reading Up close and personal
Blogged by Anne The Okavango Delta is the star of Southern Africa’s wildlife areas and an important world heritage site. It is the largest delta in the world, and is unique in that the river doesn’t flow into the sea, but rather seeps away into the Kalahari desert. If it wasn’t for a quirk of…… Continue reading Raining cats and dogs in the Okavango Delta
Blogged by David Although we were sad to say goodbye to Namibia after 4 wonderful weeks, we were excited about our next destination, Botswana. Before we arrived in Botswana we knew it was going to be a different prospect to Namibia. The Botswanan government made a decision many years ago to establish Botswana as…… Continue reading Chobe or not to be?