Wilderness Safaris

Inside Out

A new camp near Namibia’s Skeleton Coast lays the framework for a one-of-a-kind safari experience.  Dr. Philip “Flip” Stander bounds ahead of his guests, eager to share a discovery he made on the grounds of Namibia’s Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp. The Cambridge-educated zoologist—who has been studying the Namib Desert’s elusive lion population for more than 15 […]

Icons & Innovators: Wilderness Safaris: Wild Life

Not far from Vumbura Plains, a posh safari camp in Botswana’s Okavango Delta, Grant Harris is wheeling his Land Rover through a herd of a dozen elephants that have emerged from behind a stand of trees. “The main thing to keep in mind is, you don’t want to get between a baby elephant and its […]

Travel: Safari So Good

I have a confession to share: I am not an animal person. Friends’ pets frighten me with their pouncing and slobbering; I find zoos rather pedestrian; and don’t get me started on the critters that destroyed my garden last summer. So what, one might ask, was I doing in the middle of Botswana within a […]