• Sunday Safari Series,  Travel,  Wildlife Photography

    How We Fell In Love With Africa On Our First Safari Experience

    I think one of the strongest memories of our first safari experience was landing on a sandy airstrip convinced we were going to kill an Impala. Our two-hour flight into the Masai Mara had taken us over an amazing landscape, with views of the top of Kilimanjaro. I was literally glued to the window, desperate to spot my first ever elephant – from the sky. The excitement was making my heart thump right out of my chest. Even today, 16 years on, I still get butterflies whenever we fly over Africa, with views of the game reserves and national parks below. As we touched down, wheels skidding in the dust,…