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July 17, 2014

Cameras for Conservation is a charity based in Maun that was started in 2011 by two very good friends of mine, Steven Stockhall and Guy Symons.

They host Botswana’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition annually in an aim to promote conservation through photography, art and film as well as to showcase the work of the talented people in Botswana.

They also use the imagery to conduct talks in schools and to take local children into the country’s National Parks and Game Reserves to teach them the value of bio-diversity and conservation. // read more >

July 15, 2014

I’ve just returned to Maun after another brilliant safari spent with the four “Aunties” who kept me incredibly entertained for the duration of the two weeks we spent together.

The safari started with us meeting at the small international airport in Maun, and by small I mean something that you could put onto the back of a truck and drive away with. The four ladies emerged from their flight rather groggy and dazed, but we quickly freshened up and the excitement of finally having arrived started to overcome the fatigue.

A short plane trip over the Okavango delta had us spotting elephants, crocodiles and taking in the scenery, until we landed on the short dirt airstrip of Duba Plains. // read more >