Tag Archives: Cape buffalo

Out of Nowhere – A Life Changed On An African Safari

Walking through the Tsitsingombe River Valley in Zimbabwe, Global Rescue member Angie Heister had no idea her life was about to dramatically change. Continue reading Out of Nowhere – A Life Changed On An African Safari

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Dugga Boys Zambia Safari

We headed into the African bush with the pothole paved road giving way to gravel and then seasonal dirt tracks.  Bridges?  Who needs bridges?  Along the same way the few electrical poles disappeared too.  People walked or road bicycles.  Villages eventually became widely dispersed before the countryside finally cleared of man.  Game scout check stations with gates mark the route where our paperwork was verified.  Looking up at the top-seat, my college-age boys, Robert and Johnathan, had hair blown wildly and broad smiles. Continue reading Dugga Boys Zambia Safari

Lessons Learned In Tanzania

It took me 47 years to hunt Tanzania, and even then, two and half of those were spent planning our month-long odyssey. Though my wife, Jessica, and I ended up with some of the most incredible hunting experiences of our lives, there were also some hard lessons learned. Continue reading Lessons Learned In Tanzania

African Buffalo in Savage Sudan An Armchair Safari with Abel Chapman

I had not specifically included buffalo in my Sudan program, not because I already had specimens, but because previous experience taught me that any systematic pursuit of these great bovines involves a certainty of hard work and endurance that tests one’s physical powers to the utmost. Should luck or chance throw a buffalo across my path, then fine. Continue reading African Buffalo in Savage Sudan An Armchair Safari with Abel Chapman