We are always amazed at how the trail experience is always a lot less about just seeing wildlife and so much more about the personal journey. This wonderful clip produced by Billi-Jean Parker and Lynton Richards from Ocean Planet Media shares their journey on a recent Wilderness Trail in iMfolozi. (Main photo credit: Bo Wood)
Do you feel like you could do with a total de-stress and disconnecting from the outside world for a bit after a busy year? Does sleeping under the stars on the banks of the iMfolozi River with the sounds of nightjars, hyenas and lions roaring in the distance sounds like a good few days out? Need to get some quality bonding time with those close to you? We have just what you need, join one of our Wilderness Trail slots for the December 2018 / January 2019 period in the iMfolozi Wilderness Area at special South African resident only rates.
In this brilliant talk at a recent Ted-X event in Cape Town, author, psychiatrist and wilderness activist, Ian McCullum shares how we are impacting our environment and what we need to do as a human race to reverse the negative effects of over-population and our lack of care towards the planet.
Protecting and interconnecting at least half of the planet, land and water, to support all life on earth is no small vision. Multimedia photojournalist Morgan Heim dives into what this bold, new conservation vision means with an inspiring combination of stunning photographs and powerful interviews.
The idea of heading out on a wilderness trail might seem a little bizarre to some. Who would willingly give up every modern convenience, including the basics of a bathroom, to spend time out in the wild, sleeping on the ground and exposed to the elements? What is more, what could be the point of doing this in a big 5 game reserve, where dangerous animals roam free?