Driving through the murky haze of an approaching sandstorm, the first thing that popped into my head when I saw the ultra modern, caterpillar-like tents of Namibia’s Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp was somebody needs to call JJ Abrams. Strangely beautiful, Hoanib, complete with its own space age looking […]
I watched as Papa G looked down at us over the long expanse of his trunk. We were in our vehicle at the bottom of the dry Hoanib riverbed where the water would be if we weren’t in the middle of a desert. It was sunrise and we […]
I’m quite taken with Oryx (you might have heard them called gemsbok). I’ve admired them from afar on nature websites and on the Facebook pages of some of my favorite photographers, but not until my Namibian adventure had I ever seen one in person. From their magnificent spiral […]
Imagine being one tallest mammal on the planet and everything you want to eat is on the ground. That’s got to be a head scratcher, not to mention hard on the back. We’re all used to seeing giraffe pluck their meals off the trees, but near Hoanib Skeleton […]
Happy Mother’s Day everyone!….. I thought you might enjoy a few Momma moments from the bush….
I was looking through Anette Mossbacher’s portfolio the other day for inspiration and came across this image. Jealousy ripped through me like a knife. First I was jealous that she was able to see such an amazing moment. I mean, a white polar bear snuggled up on […]
The teenager stood 10 feet in front of our vehicle, a large branch hanging like a giant frown from his mouth. His ears were spread wide and his trunk, held long and low, tipped up at the end to smell us. He looked and he waited, shifting slightly from […]