Silhouettes in the Mist at Lake Mburo

Abdullah in position next to the sitatunga and screaming in the mist. By Ricardo Leone   I had met my friend Peter “Bwana” Chipman of Kwalata Safaris in Zambia at the Safari Show in early 2020 and made his booth my home for the three days that I explored the...

Dugga Boy! A Zambian Adventure

 By Stuart Ward, February 2022   Hello and welcome to Africa. Jeannette and I are greeted warmly with smiles. Zambia is a very pleasant breezy cool in early June.  The air is rich with earthy mopane smoke aromas. It’s that back woods campfire smell, only...

Campfire Thoughts & Reminiscences Part 8

Written by Neil Harmse   Chapter 9. Concerning Snakes   One of the most frequent questions I am asked by people venturing into the bush on a trail or hunt is: ‘Do we have to worry about snakes?’ To be honest, there are snakes all over, even in suburban...

Campfire Thoughts & Reminiscences Part 7

Written by Neil Harmse   Chapter 8. Concerning Rhino   At one stage, when I was doing wilderness trails for the Wilderness Leadership School, I was asked to do a promotional walking trail with a group of journalists and dignitaries to help raise funds for...

The Benefit of Doubt

By Mary Hayes   During my hunting experience in South Africa, I learned a very important lesson about taking pride in what you do and to never doubt yourself. I have carried this knowledge with me since the time I had this amazing opportunity.   Hoooonnnnnk…...

Afton 20 years later

In August of 2002, I first visited  Afton Guesthouse in Johannesburg, SA. The place was recommended by a PH who is no longer in the industry. I was fortunate enough to stay several times during my six weeks and three-country hunt. I was able to harvest all of the...