Great sea views from the Twelve Apostles

Tranquility Cracks – A Great Table Mountain Hike

The Tranquility Cracks are deep fissures in the rocks on top of the Twelve Apostles above Camps Bay (half way along the Twelve Apostles). The cracks are a labyrinth of natural rock corridors often about 5m deep and sometimes completely enclosed. The Tranquility Cracks make an excellent destination for a hike as they are interesting […] → Continue Reading Tranquility Cracks – A Great Table Mountain Hike

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A “Real” San-Bushmen Experience

We have found what seems to be the best place to have an unpretentious interaction and experience with these amazing people. Having experienced a few of these I was sceptical as usual as to how genuine/ happy and traditional these people were going to be in terms of the customs and activities they were going […] → Continue Reading A “Real” San-Bushmen Experience

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Earthcare Travels with PLUS

In June this year PLUS provided an adventurous family holiday for the founders of Earthcare productions in India. We saw it all from the coastal plains, deserts and mountains of Namibia to the Okavango delta, savannahs and salt pans of Botswana. We did wild camping, stayed in luxury permanent tents and comfortable lodges; we drove, […] → Continue Reading Earthcare Travels with PLUS

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Namibia’s landscapes- a photographic Mecca

On our latest adventure with People Like Us! Our first big stop was Sossusvlei and Deadvlei in the Namib Desert. In the early morning we were greeted by the life-giving fog which many of the animals rely on as their only source of moisture. We then set out to find some of these smaller animals. […] → Continue Reading Namibia’s landscapes- a photographic Mecca

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4 Tips For Using The Manual Settings On Your Camera

There are a few basic settings on cameras that make a huge difference to the way a photograph turns out. Most people these days rely on an automatic function which adapts to the light and subject matter without any input from the photographer. This means that you will seldom get bad photographs, it’s also means […] → Continue Reading 4 Tips For Using The Manual Settings On Your Camera

Hippos & People in the Okavango Delta

It is a fact that hippos kill more people annually than any other African mammal besides humans. So how does the relationship with the people in dugout canoes and the resident hippo population in the Okavango Delta work? Hippo bulls are highly territorial and have their “hippo pools” which they defend from other hippo males […] → Continue Reading Hippos & People in the Okavango Delta

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The Disappearance of The Springbok ‘Mega’ Herds

Nowadays when people on game drives see springbok in national parks and game reserves they are often impressed by the sheer numbers in the herds. These “big” herds though are merely the left overs of what once covered the lands of South Africa and Namibia. It was these “mega” herds of springbok encountered by the […] → Continue Reading The Disappearance of The Springbok ‘Mega’ Herds

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The Wild Coast – South Africa’s best kept secret

  Visiting South Africa’s Wild Coast is like taking a 100 year leap back in time. Aside for electricity and 4×4’s, little has changed on this unspoilt stretch of rivers, beaches and lagoons, south of Durban (KwaZulu-Natal) and north of East London (Eastern Cape).   Recently People Like Us Safaris headed out there with a […] → Continue Reading The Wild Coast – South Africa’s best kept secret

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6 Facts You Didn’t Know About Lions

Lions are the only truly sociable big cats in the world. This allows them to take on some of Africa’s mega herbivores such as giraffe and buffalo, which are generally not targeted by any other predators. Lions kill everything that they can. Although animals like elephant, hippo and rhino are the exception due to the […] → Continue Reading 6 Facts You Didn’t Know About Lions

The Game Drive Experience

9 Things You Need To Know Before Going on Safari

  The weather is extreme in Africa and changes very quickly. Not infrequently have I started an afternoon drive in 36 degrees Celsius and come home in 16 degrees Celsius and visa versa in the morning. Always take warm clothes. A hat and a scarf can make all the difference. Remember the ambient temperature may […] → Continue Reading 9 Things You Need To Know Before Going on Safari

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