Anvil Bay, Maputo Reserve

Anvil Bay, Maputo Reserve

 In the nature reserves South of Maputo, just North of Ponta Chemucane, lies the Anvil Bay lodge. Reaching the pristine beach of the lodge presents some challenges: there are no roads in the reserves, merely some sandy tracks, necessitating the use of powerful...
Bushy Park

Bushy Park

I visited London recently to attend a meeting and I was fortunate enough to land very early on a crip sunday morning in Heathrow. My brother in law, a talented amateur photographer, was very kind to take me to one of his favorite spots on the outskirts of London,...
Painted Dogs, Gorongosa

Painted Dogs, Gorongosa

The Gorongosa in Mozambique was once the lost Eden of Africa. This jewel is being rediscovered slowly and most importantly, many species are being re-introduced. Decades of civil war and intense poaching have decimated this amazing land. The stories of the Gorongosa...
Happy hour in Beira, Mozambique

Happy hour in Beira, Mozambique

During a short transit in Beira, we find our way to Biques, a crowded and reknown bar on the beach, right at sunset. 4 days of high temperature in Mozambique with record highs above 43˚C, in conjunction with numerous wild or induced fires, created this surrealist...
Lake Tahoe, California

Lake Tahoe, California

I braved the Friday afternoon rush hours in the Bay area to head up to Lake Tahoe for a very short weekend. The scenery is stunning, with granitic outcrops everywhere. Despite a lack of clouds, experiencing this place on a bright sunny day is something to remember....
Leopards of Londolozi

Leopards of Londolozi

I heard that if you spend two nights at Londolozi game reserve in Sabi Sands, South Africa, you will see leopards. I was skeptical, leopards are elusive cats. I was stunned when we encountered a female leopard with its recent catch of the day, an adult impala she...