Exploring Tsavo East and West

FES Team Travel Blog

The Tsavo region of Kenya is often associated with a dreadful series of events immortalized in a book by John Henry Patterson (The Man-eaters of Tsavo),  about two maneless man-eating …

Table Mountain

FES Team Travel Blog

Starting as a child with my family and later with my wife and our two young boys, I spent many a summer holiday in Cape Town.  For us up-country visitors, …

Beautiful Birds of Africa Part 1

FES Team Travel Blog

For many visitors to Africa, observing and appreciating birds is an added bonus to their safari.  Other than a relatively small group of serious birders, sometimes jocularly referred to as …

The Big Cats of Mashatu Botswana

FES Team Travel Blog

Where in Africa can you go on safari and over the course of three or four days be practically assured of seeing lions, leopards and cheetahs?   The Serengeti-Mara ecosystem in …