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Sepilok: Come and visit this wonderful Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre

Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre The Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre first opened in 1964. It is 25 kilometres west of Sandakan in the state of Sabah in Borneo. It was the first official orangutan rehabilitation project for orphaned baby orangutans. Many are rescued from logging sites, plantations, illegal hunting or who have been kept as pets. As a...

Lake Wanaka

Why every outdoor photographer should go to the islands of New Zealand

Pack your bags for the Islands of New Zealand If you are serious about your landscape photography then sometimes you have to go to where the best compositions can be found.  Some people think Iceland is the best.  Some think my homeland of Scotland is up there with the best.  Others believe that China and Southeast Asia are Mecca’s for landscape photographers...

Good Morning Botswana

Mokolodi Nature Reserve: Botswana

First stop in Botswana So after visiting friends in Soweto our first stop was to pick up Savanna-the-Vanna from Bushtrackers in South Africa  and set off to Mokolodi Nature Reserve in Botswana. This is a lovely camp spot.  First you arrive to a main area with pool, restaurant and bar.  Then drive off into the wilderness when you are ready to set up camp.  Just you...

Khama Rhino Sanctuary Botswana

Khama Rhino Sanctuary: Botswana

Our second stop in Botswana was about a 4 hour, relatively easy, drive from Mokolodi Nature Reserve: Botswana to the Khama Rhino Sanctuary.  Another lovely spot – although we didn’t see any rhinos!
Perhaps it would have been better to take one of their drives with a guide instead of self-driving.
Nevertheless a great experience.
Beautiful Botswana !

Sunrise in Tiaan's Camp

Tiaan’s Camp Botswana

Tiaan’s Camp Tiaan’s Camp in Khumaga at the Makgadikgadi National Park was our third stop in Botswana. While the camp spot is basic enough the views and the experience make it well worth the visit.  There is a small bar a great viewing spot over the river and good hospitality. Their main selling point though is as the gateway to the Makgadikgadi National...