The Best of All Worlds

I have been in the safari business for a long time – from managing lodges to running safaris.  During that time I have had the opportunity to meet many people on holiday and talk to them about what they like and don’t like.  Many people are looking for holidays with an experience attached. Wildlife viewing […]

Ngorongoro Crater – Africa’s Eden

Though I have lived and worked in Africa for over a dozen years I will never forget my first time in the Ngorongoro Crater. The mystery of all those childhood wildlife programs where the sun goes down at the end of another day and the hyenas come out to feast – had put the place […]

Lake Tanganyika Memories

When I was spending New Years Day down on the coast it reminded me of another time on the beach, though that time at Lake Tanganyika. My wife Teena and I were the managers of Greystroke Mahale Camp where we first met Alan and his wife, Diane. This is where Alan and I discovered our […]

Reliving The Past

Living in East Africa and being a sea kayaker offers the chance to go exploring new waters quite often.  In fact when Alan Feldstein came here in 2008 with his kids we were the first to paddle down a mangrove river and out to Maziwi Island.  Later when we were together in February after the […]

Christmas Paddle in Tanzania

In the U.K. where I am from or for those of you in the former colony most Christmases are spent indoors with family and friends usually with snow outside and a fire burning.  I haven’t spent Christmas at home for several  years but this year had hoped to until Alan sent me some wonderful clients […]

The Kilimanjaro Marathon

As well as climbing Mount Kilimanjaro there is also a marathon.  Having run the Mount Kilimanjaro marathon a few years ago – in between safaris in the Serengeti where I trained by dodging lions (it helps your time) and a bout of malaria during training I got a time of 4 hours 50 minutes (the […]