Carrie Hampton

August 12, 2017

World Elephant Day

In homage to World Elephant Day (12 August 2017)  here are some previously unpublished photos of elephants by the brilliant photographer Roy Terlien, who happens to live around the corner from me. […]
July 25, 2017

Volcano Tourism in Tanzania

Ol Doingyo Lengai volcano in Tanzania is about to explode! Tourism today is about experiences; seeing and doing the kind of things you don’t do at home. It doesn’t get […]
July 13, 2017

New Lodge in Gorilla Territory, Rwanda

One of the most experienced ethical lodge operators, Wilderness Safaris, has opened Bisate Lodge in Rwanda. It’s close to the Volcanoes National Park headquarters, making it convenient to get going […]
June 30, 2017

Kruger Park Enforces Daily Visitor Quotas

To manage Kruger National Park’s human carrying capacity, there is a daily quota for the number of day visitors. You can pre-book for day visits in three time slots, but […]
June 28, 2017

Rwanda Doubles Gorilla Permit Price

Rwanda doubled the price of gorilla permits on 6 May 2017 from $750 to $1,500. Uganda have confirmed their prices at $600 for the next two years. Rwanda have also […]