Far away travel stories

Iconic Kalahari Lions

Iconic Kalahari Lions

Lions are at the top of the food chain and occur throughout Africa. The lions that inhabit the Kalahari practice exceptional life skills…

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Baobab forests in Ruaha

Baobab forests in Ruaha

Ancient baobab forests under pressure. Ruaha is Tanzania’s largest national park. It derives it’s name from the Ruaha River, which flows…

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A cold Kalahari winter

A cold Kalahari winter

Winter safari in the desert. We have never been so cold on safari, even with all our gear on, blankets and hot water bottles. Minus temperatures in…

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Big cat country

Big cat country

Tracking elusive leopards. Compared to lion or cheetahs, leopards are elusive cats. By numbers they are the most common big cat in Africa but they…

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In search of rhinos

In search of rhinos

Photographic rhino safari. A long-standing wish of Willem was a photographic safari dedicated to rhinos. Both black and white rhino numbers are…

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Abundance in the Kalahari

Abundance in the Kalahari

Summer in the desert. We were impressed by the relative abundance of vegetation and wildlife in this part of the Kalahari desert…

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Have a look at twikga Stories…

The stories of Tanja Dekker Illustration and the twikga books, children’s books about the wilderness, with its diversity of animals, plants and landscapes…

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