Lake Mburo National Park

Lake Mburo and the eponymous National Park protecting 260 km2 of rolling hills, forests, and bush savanna is an underrated gem in Uganda’s impressive set of National Parks. The landscape surrounding the five lakes within the park is picturesque at least, and there is an abundance of wildlife ranging from zebra and antelope, like the […]

At Lilayi – Im Lilayi

South of Lusaka, Lilayi Lodge is set in the middle of the eponymous, privately managed and 650 hectare large Game Reserve with more than 20 different species of mammal as well as more than 300 species of bird. Part of the reserve is the Lilayi Elephant Orphanage, where young elephant orphans are prepared to enter […]

Arba Minch & Nechisar National Park

South of Addis Ababa, the Rift Valley pervades Ethiopias mountain ranges all the way south to the border with Kenya. There are numerous lakes on the bottom of the Rift Valley, of which Lake Abbaye is the largest. The lake once had been even larger, but then volcanic eruptions created a land bridge between both […]