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Category Archives: Africa

Remembering Elephants

Family Life. A herd of elephants drinking from a water hole, Laikipia, Kenya.

In 1979 there were 1.3 million elephants in Africa. Now, in 2016, there are less than 400,000. That’s an average loss of around 2,000 per month for the last 37 years. As I stand listening to Will Travers OBE and CEO of the Born Free Foundation, break this tragic statistic down during the Remembering Elephants...

Maasai Mara: My First Time

Intense last glow of the day

First a warning. Two of the images in this post are a little graphic and show the reality of life in the Masai Mara (but I’ve put them at the very bottom of the page). OK. Warning over and I actually can’t believe it has taken me so long to visit Africa. It’s been at...