Last week, I went back to Kafue National Park . It’s the largest national park in Zambia, covering an area of about 22,400 km² (similar in size to Wales or Massachusetts). It is the second largest park in Africa and is home to over 55 different species of animals. We saw lots of elephants and were also lucky to see a mother Leopard with two cubs. We stayed at the brilliant Mukambi Safari Lodge, I highly recommend to stay here if […]
I just came back from a camping trip in Kafue National Park. Me and a few friends spent a couple of nights in the bush surrounded by Hippos, Elephants and Lions. We did three game drives and luckily enough we saw Leopards every time! This female had a cub and wasn’t very happy to see us. This is quite a relaxed young male. A very venomous tree […]
This is from my second visit to the Lilayi Elephant Nursery which is situated in a 650 hectare Game Farm of Lilayi Lodge. The nursery is home to rescued elephant calves. Here they receive the dedicated care needed to get through the vital, vulnerable early months and years of rehabilitation before they are taken to the Kafue Release Facility and greater exposure to wild elephants and their new home in the Kafue National Park. The nursery is run by Game […]
Here’s from this weekends visit to Chobe National Park. The park, in northern Botswana, has one of the largest concentrations of game in Africa. By size, it is the third largest park in the country, after the Central Kalahari Game Reserve and the Gemsbok National Park, and is the most biologically diverse. It is also the country’s first national park.