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Charge

The flight from camp Kalahari to camp Khwai reveals a completely different scene. The Kalahari is a desert; the landscape below stark and vast. Everything is a shade of brown.  It’s a difficult place for most animals to survive. Zebras and wildebeest appear in droves in the wet season, having migrated for greener grass to […]

An unexpected guest

Camp Kalahari is situated along the Makgadikgadi salt pans. It’s oppressively hot in the afternoons and even though we’ve come during the wet season, its seen no water for some time. In years past, the watering holes had run dry. This had forced the animals to travel further to survive. They’d come upon cattle, anger […]

Lao Elephants

Elephants are majestic creatures.  Confident in each step, calm with each bite, all the while towering over most other animals.  We adore elephants; want them to be treated kindly, fairly, and humanely.  That said, we were faced with the dilemma of wanting to ride an elephant.  We knew that there is clear research that shows […]