Conservancies: A win-win-win for wildlife, communities, and you, the safari-goer

The Conservancy Concept is predicated on some simple dynamics. They are different to national reserves, or national parks in that they are not government run and when done properly, they create a win-win-win for wildlife, the community and…

The bravest baby in the Mara

Today was a long day. The plan was to head out of Porini Lion Camp at around 0615 for a couple of hours before returning for a breakfast and then maybe a walk after that. We started the day by watching the two big males, Olonyokie and…

Why Tadoba’s Zoning System is the Best in India

In Indian tiger reserves, National Tiger Conservation Authority guidelines state that no more than 20% of the area of a tiger reserve is to be used for tourism. This means that in most national parks you can only see a few of the park’s tigers –…

East African tented camps vs lodges

If you’re visiting East Africa, you will generally have two options for where you stay. Lodges, with rooms or pods that have more of a traditional hotel experience; complete with buffet dining, a bar and sometimes a swimming pool set in a beautiful…

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