Carrie Hampton

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 […]
June 9, 2017

Knysna Guest Houses & Hotels Burned to the Ground

Massive bush fires swept through the Garden Route holiday towns of Knysna and Plettenberg Bay (early June 2017) because of very strong Berg winds (hot winds from the interior), burning […]
April 24, 2017

5 Day Guide to Happiness in Knysna

We had never met but still made ourselves at home in each other’s house for a couple of weeks. It was my first Home Exchange and I lucked out in […]
March 28, 2017

Super-Sensory Biomimicry Safari

  Sounds interesting…even if you may have no real idea what it means.  Biomimicry is where humans learn from and emulate the genius of nature. African Bush Camps are using […]