My love affair with Zambia started with my first safari there in 1997. Over the years, I have gained immeasurable joy and inspiration from the landscapes, wildlife and people. I’ve always been very conscious that there is a great deal of poverty and felt privileged to be seeing the best of the country through my […]
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We have written a lot previously about why in many ways November is our favourite safari month, so I will not repeat all that! November saw the start of (the sporadic) rains, but remarkably little has fallen to date. Looks like the predictions of low rains this year may well be correct. Anyway, we wrote […]
So this month we are going to try and add a few more words than we have been doing recently… So lets start with the heat. This year has been hot – there was even an extreme weather warning issued by the Zambian Meteorology people. As the month wears on so do the expectations of […]
Signs. Nothing new, I just liked the picture. The skimmers that are back… and started nesting! That means everyone is now going to be subjected to 100s and 1000s of skimmer pictures. While “spraying and praying” the skimmers from the hide I noticed that repeat guests Paul and Cathy were with JohnD in absolutely spectacular […]
August. Kicked off with lot’s of excitement with good friends and repeat guests the De Scheppers bringing lots of family and two drones to film all the action while they were here. They left us some great footage and had a great time: We were really impressed with the stability and the quality of the […]
We are not going to say much about July. We did a lot of photography updates (Anthony Grote who did our images last year was invited back). I will just let them speak for themselves:
June turned into the month of the lions! There has been a marked increase in lion activity around the camp over the last couple of years – most welcome indeed. We had an early morning visit just behind the kitchen which guests got to be part off which was fantastic. The one lioness was getting […]
Hmm. Late again. Ah well, better late than never! May was as very busy month here at Kaingu. With large groups in camp we were happy to see the river birdlife picking up – the birdlife on the river gradually increases as the season goes on: We also got Mark and his homemade guitar […]
April Fools. Well, my attempt at convincing people on Facebook that we had seen a giraffe in the Kafue was quickly rumbled, but the month really did get off to a flying start, with the completion of Finfoot House modifications and the first (repeat) guests to use it were delighted. We also started the development […]
Recent guests Ann and Joe came all the way from New York to Zambia just to spend 5 days with us here at KaingU. Ann wrote a great blog post which really sums up Zambia, the Kafue and KaingU. Good reading and it interestingly shows the increasing power of the internet. Ann booked the trip […]