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Before my wife, Nancy and I took up residence in Scotland, The Highlands had been our favourite holiday destination. So after moving here we naturally had to find an alternative. With our love of wildlife,
Africa seemed a natural choice, and our first visit - to The Gambia in 2003 only whetted our appetite.  Our second visit in 2005 prompted us to start keep diaries, later turning these into the photo-diaries on our website here. We logged our daily adventures across the vast plains of Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda, into Rwanda's
Virunga mountains, home of the rare mountain gorilla, Botswana's Okavango Delta, Zambia's Victorial Falls - and right across to Namibia's Atlantic Skeleton Coast. In 2013 we switched continents and travelled to India, seeking out the elusive tiger in its natural habitat. We hope this gives some insight for those considering such trips,as well as providing fond memories for the many travellers with whom we have shared our adventures.

Birds of Loch, River & Coast
Birds of Field, Mountain & Woodland
Birds of our Garden
Africa 2005 "Gorillas & The Masai Mara" 
(Exodus Travel)
 An overland camping safari through Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda. visiting the
world-famous Masai Mara, and trekking to see the rare mountain gorillas.
Africa 2006 "Remote Ruaha & Selous Safari"
 (Explore Travel)
An overland lodge safari travelling through the game parks of Tanzania.
Africa 2007 "Botswana Wildlife Safari"
(Explore Travel)
 Wild camping under canvas in the bush in Chobe, Moremi, Nxai Pan, with a 3-day
 stay on a houseboat on the Okavango Delt
a, and visiting the Victoria Falls.
Africa 2008 "Discover Namibia"
 (Exodus Travel)
An overland camping safari in the vast Namib Desert, visiting The Skeleton Coast
 and Etosha National Park.
Africa 2010 "Botswana Wildlife Safari"
(Explore Travel)
 A return to Botswana to repeat our favourite African trip of 2007, taking in a
microlight flight over the Victoria Falls.
Africa 2011 "Johannesburg to  Cape Town"
 (Exodus Travel)
A three week adventure in South Africa,Mozambique, Swaziland and Lesotho, featuring Kruger National Park, The Drakensburg mountains, Royal Natal National Park and the famous battlefiled of Rorke's Drift.... and....cage-diving with Great White Sharks!
India 2013 "Land of the Tiger"
(Exodus Travel)
Visiting some of India's premer tiger parks in Pench, Kanha and Bandhavgarh
 in search of one of the world's most iconic creatures,with an overnight train
to the magnificent Taj Mahal.
Africa 2018 "4wd Desert Safari Namibia"
(Exodus Travel)
On the 10th. anniversary of our trip to Nambia we are set to return:
A camping adventure under canvas into some of the less-visited
 areas of this wonderful country.