Up, Up, and Away

One of my current photography volunteers had found a company near to us who offer hot air balloon flights near Kruger National park, so 6 of us left Dumela Lodge at 3.50 a.m. last Saturday to go to the take-off site.  I love how it’s dark one minute, and light about 15 minutes later. Whilst … More Up, Up, and Away

Community Work

African Impact works closely with the local community.  We have relationships with several schools, and we have been making an impact at one of them by helping to create a vegetable garden.  This was started in June, and is already well established.  The school is part of an ‘eco-training’ partnership. Our initial job was to … More Community Work

Blyde Canyon

Morning trip to a canyon.  I wondered why we don’t have canyons in England.   I have Cheddar Gorge nearby, but what’s the difference between a gorge and a canyon? Is it the area, the depth, or how it was formed?  I had to google it, even with the slow internet connection, and according to National … More Blyde Canyon

Conservation Education

Monday morning saw the arrival of a coach load of young schoolchildren and their teachers who were here for a conservation education day. After I’d taken loads of gorgeous photos of the children, I learned that due to the child protection policy I’m not allowed to put anything on social media that easily identifies the … More Conservation Education