55 days to field guide – Mashatu

A couple of hours passed since my arrival at camp. I’d met the instructors and backups, moved into my tent, got to know camp a bit and got through small talk with Jamey, the other early arriver. Once everyone had arrived, bags offloaded everyone tried to introduce themselves. We were all brought together, and each... Continue Reading →


55 days to field guide – Part 1

As the tarmac turned to gravel, I leant forward, turned off the music and rolled down the window. This is a little something I always do when hitting the dirt. I don't know why but it just makes me feel like I'm in the bush and I can connect with the outdoors. This time was... Continue Reading →

MSc submitted

It's been awhile since I last posted anything and this is with good reason. Last week I submitted my MSc Thesis, something I've been trying to do for a couple of months now. Although not entirely to blame for not posting, it is the main reason. I couldn't exactly spend time posting things on my... Continue Reading →

Looking around

While checking camera traps in Kwandwe we came across the northern pride lying around on top of a dam wall. We got a little closer and I was able to take advantage of the amazing light and get this picture of one of the cubs. Kwandwe Private Game Reserve, Eastern Cape - South Africa

Camouflage at its best

A dominant male leopard plays hide and seek with us, showing how easily this well camouflaged species blends into its surroundings. Pumba Private Game Reserve, Eastern Cape - South Africa

Okavango from above

The oasis that is the Okavango Delta - Botswana Botswana has to be one of the flattest countries in the world and this picture depicts just this. With the flat landscape, photo's like this, taken from the air show the curvature of the earth so evidently.

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