Flashback Friday – Gemsbok, the Desert Warrior

SafariND1992CoverEditor’s Note: On Friday we search the extensive SCI archives and reprint a story from the past. This week’s story is a tribute to the majestic and aggressive Gemsbok. This story originally appeared in the November/December 1992 issue of Safari magazine.

One of my earliest and most vivid memories is of my father almost being impaled on the horn of a wounded gemsbok in South West Africa {now Namibia). I was five years old and just big enough to see over the dashboard of the 1936 Oldsmobile-if I stood on the front seat. Continue reading

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In Good Taste – The Regions of Italy

huntforeverwingshootingatthereadyHunting is an ancient and noble occupation in Italy. Traditions of hunting in the various Italian regions go back to well before the Roman Empire, to the Etruscans and the Greeks and the tribes who first lived in the country long before the wolves found Romulus and Remus.

Carpaccio painted the hunters shooting birds from the gondolas in Venice in 1495. At a few select old Venice restaurants, for example at Ai Veterani, you can still find the traditional dishes like roast stuffed teal, prepared in the ancient way. Continue reading


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