The last two weeks have passed hugely quickly, and now as we are coming up to our forth week of being here, we feel that we are truly settled in. Our base in Arusha has become our home, and when we are away from it, as we have been this last week, we miss it… Read More


Hello all, What a week I have had, it has been all go, go, go! Excitement grew as we left Nelspruit airport, (complete with a thatched roof!) to set off for Kwa Madwala home for the next ten weeks! A few minutes into the reserve we saw a herd of impala and to everyone’s excitement… Read More


We started our penultimate week in South Africa with a long game drive on Monday morning where we saw a impala that had been trapped in a snare, in that area we then saw a lot of snares that had not yet caught anything so we informed the rangers who came along to remove them… Read More


This week was to be spent in Kosi Bay, a short ten hour minibus journey away, we left bush house at the sociable hour of 5am and we were on our way, with stops for food, the journey became more like eleven hours and could have been close to twelve, but be arrived safe and… Read More


We started the week with our first early morning bush drive where we had our first rhino and elephant sighting. The Rhinos at Kwa have had their horns removed to discourage poaching, this was a sad reminder of the conditions in which these animals live within Africa. After this game drive we went on a… Read More