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Rooting for Nature

The Wildlife of Hwange, Zimbabwe

By Africa

We are warned from the start of our eighteen day safari that the wildlife of Zimbabwe will behave  differently than in Botswana where they are well-protected against poaching and familiar with well-meaning tourists on photo-shoots.  Hwange National Park is the biggest reserve in Zimbabwe.  Of course poaching is illegal at…

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Life at the Water Village, Cambodia is education for the the heart. Connecting people via travel or pen pal schools inspires future generations to make a difference towards fresh water for all. #WorldWaterDay, #globaleducation, #teachSDGs

By Cambodia

  This is a water village on Lake Tonle sap in Cambodia.   The green netting in this photograph encloses a fish farm.  Here, families tend the nets and harvest the fish for their own consumption or to sell to purchase clothes, boat supplies, food or goods from the village store….

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The Elephants of Chobe, Botswana. #nature, #wildlife

By Africa

 I take this photograph of elephants as they stroll over to the lake for an afternoon bath at Chobe National Park, Botswana, in subsaharan Africa.  The older females stand quietly and watch us take pictures from our safari vehicles.  Elephant families are closely bonded to each other and protective of…

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