Waterfalls. Peacocks. Country hopping, Canyons. All in seven days! I’m currently back home in England snuggled up on my sofa, listening to the rain outside reminiscing about our last week in South Africa and appreciating just how much we managed to fit in.   Our first trip of the week was around the Panorama, a… Read More


  One of my favourite things about coming home from a trip is sitting round with friends and family sharing photos and souvenirs. Until last week I had been excelling in photos but lacking in souvenirs. I’d eyed up some guide books in Kruger and an elephant necklace but hadn’t yet found something that captured… Read More


Hey guys!   I’ve now officially crossed the half way point and am closer to home than previously here in South Africa. It’s strange to think that soon I’ll no longer be waking up to African sunrises and elephants, I’m hoping the British summer will hold out until we get home (August 14th) but I’m not sure… Read More


  The Kruger park is bigger than Wales and contains an estimated count of only 120 cheetah’s who are often illusive due to their spotted fur and constant movement. Therefore the idea of seeing just one would be a strike of luck but seeing three now that’s just crazy… I left the last post on… Read More


Hello, The Kruger park is bigger than Wales and contains an estimated count of only 120 cheetah’s who are often illusive due to their spotted fur and constant movement. Therefore the idea of seeing just one would be a strike of luck but seeing three now that’s just crazy… I mentioned in the last post… Read More


I’ve come to realise that South Africa is a country of contrasts, high mountains against endless seas, wild elephants next to humble mice and of course the class divide.   This week we visited a local orphanage in Malane, just a twenty minute drive from the game reserve. We arrived to be confronted with what… Read More


Today was normal – if you consider being 15 meters away from a heard of elephants drinking out of the lodges pool an everyday sight? Anyway, back to the beginning miles away in Heathrow airport where for the first time me and my fellow travellers, Tom, Ellie, Sophie and Emily met. Coming from entirely separate… Read More


My name is Cain Fowler and I’m 18 years old using the break between A-level exams and University as an opportunity to explore before knuckling down for 3 years. As someone with a love for animals and nature South Africa seemed an obvious choice as it’s such a diverse country with many ancient cultures still… Read More