The Bazaruto Archipelago was formed, adjacent to Vilanculos on the mainland, thousands of years ago when sand was deposited by the floodwaters of the Limpopo River. This archipelago comprises of five islands: Bazaruto, Benguerra, Maraque, Banque and Santa Carolina, and forms part of a conservation
Elephants in Zakouma National Park
by Michael Lorentz
April 17, 2013
"A photographic highlight selected by the picture desk. This aerial photograph by Michael Lorentz shows the main herd of elephants in Zakouma
Bazaruto Archipelago, Mozambique
Benguerra Lodge is ideally located within the Bazaruto Marine National Park on Benguerra Island, one of the largest of five Bazaruto Archipelago islands off the coast of Mozambique. This fifty-five square kilometre area boasts 140 bird species and
Photos by Richard Coke & Michael Lorentz
It was a beautiful day for flying and the conditions were ideal for a scenic flight over the Cape Peninsula in a helicopter. We took off in a South Westerly direction from Cape Town International Airport over the Cape flats and down the eastern shoreline of the peninsula. Flying low over False Bay we got a birds
By Ralph Stutchbury
Review by Michael Lorentz
A visual feast for Elephant lovers, this coffee table book comprises of 112 pages of high quality Elephant portraits taken from all over Southern Africa. The images document the lives of these charismatic giants and are annotated with short and
by Sandor Carter
We’ve just had elections in Kenya. They were won by Uhuru Kenyatta, the son of Kenya’s founding father Jomo Kenyatta, in a very tight vote.
Kenya’s been independent for 50 years. It’s been a long and occasionally fraught journey from British rule
by Sandor Carter
One of the great pleasures of safari is connecting with the feeling of space and timelessness in the bush. The great seasonal migration, the coming of the rains, the seemingly eternal interdependence of prey and hunter: feeling connected to these is a real and legitimate pleasure and part of what our clients
We are thrilled to introduce Allan Earnshaw as the April "interviewee" for The Periscope.
This series of interviews aims to highlight individuals who are intricately involved in African conservation. We aim to interview scientists, philanthropists, filmmakers and safari operators amongst others.