May 2011: Across the grey green greasy Limpopo to Victoria Falls.

The first half of an overland trip from Johannesburg to Victoria Falls.

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Dec 2010: Ecuador- Our Amazon adventure.

Our trip to the Amazon tributary and a stay with Huarani Indians. Plus Andes and birds.

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Nov 1997: Ethiopia with Naturetrek 1997

My first trip to Ethiopia.

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Apr 1998: Ethiopian Endemics 1998

Another Naturetrek trip in search of the endemic birds and mammals of Ethiopia during which the first hesitant steps that eventually led to Whiteknuckles Safaris were taken.

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Jan 2019: Evariste Shayo. A friend.

A short tribute to a great friend.

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Nov 2005: Ghana including the northern Sahel and Red Volta.

Fred goes to Ghana for a tour prior to joining an Earthwatch project in which he learns how to count Cowsh*t with the aid of a GPS.

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Nov 1999: India My first trip.

An unexpurgated account of my first and nearly last trip to India in search of tigers as part of a Naturtrek "Birds and Mammals" tour.

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Mar 2008: India. Elizabeth finds a tiger.

A report of our 2nd trip to India in search of tigers.

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Apr 2009: India . On the road from Bangalore

A last minute trip to Bangalore and Kerala where we never expect to see tigers.

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Apr 2009: A Tiger at the Bus stop?

Unbelievable what happens in India.

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Dec 2015: A Tiger for Christmas

Chris asked and WKS delivered.

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Mar 2016: Ladakh. In search of the Grey Ghost.

A trip the high Himalayas in search of Snow Leopards.

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Dec 2008: The Orphans of Tsavo

Our first visit to the orphaned elephants of the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust in Nairobi and Ithumba.

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Sep 2011: Elephants galore. A second visit to the Orphans of Tsavo.

A second visit to the DSWT orphan release centre in Tsavo East National Park Kenya. Redacted at the request of The Trust.

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Sep 2011: Amboseli and onwards - Kenya.

A report of our extention trip to Kenya's Amboseli National Park and the Rift Valley.
A follow on to "Elephants Galore!"

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Dec 2014: Kenya - A trip to Kakamega and the coast.

A trip north for the Kakamega Forest and Baringo before swing south for some more time with The elephants of Tsavo and the special birds of the coast including Mida creek and Arabuko Sokoke.

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Sep 2017: East African Tour. Kenya.

The Kenyan part of our East African tour through Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. This report deals with our visit to the re-integration units of the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust in Umani Springs and Ithumba.

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Mar 2007: The Whales of Baja California.

A Whale watching cruise from San Diego to the Sea of Cortez.

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Nov 2001: Fred's first trip to Namibia.

I visit Namibia for the first time and self drive myself to Etosha and back before undertaking an Earthwatch project at the Cheetah Conservation Fund at their HQ near Otjiwarongo.

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Dec 2006: Namibia 2006. Elizabeth's first visit.

Elizabeth comes to Namibia at last and discovers what a wonderful country it is.

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Sep 2008: Namibia - A surprise party in Caprivi

Another tour of Namibia where Elizabeth meets old friends.

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Dec 2011: Namibia with Chris.

Our trip around Namibia including the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park.

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Dec 2016: Namibia and Botswana to Victoria Falls

A Five week Odyssey from the Sands of the Namib Desert to Victoria Falls.

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Dec 2017: Back to Namibia

Elizabeth and Fred return to Namibia.

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Dec 2000: Nepal to escape the Millennium

A short trip to Nepal over December/January to evade the accursed millennium and to try and find a tiger on foot in Chitwan NP.

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Jun 2011: Back across the Limpopo Part 2.

The return to Johannesburg via Kruger National Park.

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Jun 2010: East Africa Part 3. Rwanda. Land of a 1000 ills.

The third part of our trip to Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda in May & June 2010.

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Jan 1994: The beginning of it all.

How a proposal to climb Kilimanjaro re-kindled a love of wildlife and led to a retirement full of travel.

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Jul 1996: Tanzania- My second trip when I climb Mt Meru.

I return to Tanzania alone to climb Mt Meru and trek to Lake Natron and generally enjoy myself.

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Nov 2000: On the loose in Tanzania.

A brief report on my solo trip to Tanzania where, after a few days birding with a Naturetrek group I spend six happy days in Selous Game Reserve before going 'back to my roots' in Mta wa Mbu and Lake Eyasi.

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Feb 2002: The launch of Whiteknuckles Safaris.

Where it all started. Tanzania with four friends to Selous and then Ngorongoro.

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Sep 2007: Northern Tanzania with Bill North.

Northern circuit with Bill before I strike off on my own to Mkomazi and the Usumbaras.

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Dec 2009: To Tanzania for a birthday treat.

A report of a six week trip over December 2009 and January/February 2010 in which we visit Ruaha National Park, Selous, Zanzibar and the little visited Saadani and Mkomazi Parks before ending up in Ndutu for a special birthday for us as well as for thousands of Wildebeest.

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Jun 2010: East Africa continued. Into Tanzania.

A continuation of our 2010 East Africa Tour where we enter Tanzania see some birds and get arrested
for looking at things without a permit and escape to visit Rubondo Island.

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Jun 2010: When being "Your Excellency" saved the day. (and night!)

An account of the group arrest and how name dropping got us out of a tight spot.

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Jun 2010: The tale of the Penniless Priest.

How being known as Your Excellency helped the Tanzanian police to adminster justice.

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Sep 2012: Tanzania 2012. Fred's solo tour south and west.

An account of a trip around rarely visited outlying parts of Tanzania such as the Usumbara adn Udzunwa mountains, God's Garden and Katavi with a return through the Serengeti and "Northern Circuit"!
14 lodges with 12 completely untried.
Warning! It is 10 pages long.

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Sep 2017: East Africa Tour. Through Tanzania.

Our saga continues as we enter Tanzania and visit Tarangire, Ruaha, Kitulo (God's Garden) and Katavi National Parks before the wheel comes off.

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Mar 2018: The Gambia Experience.

Fred decided to take off alone to The Gambia for a rest and some West African birds.
This was his experience.

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Feb 2003: Uganda and Rwanda. Fred's first trip.

My first trip to both Rwanda and Uganda to visit Gorillas and see few birds.

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Feb 2004: Uganda and Rwanda with Elizabeth

Taking Elizabeth to meet the Gorillas.

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Feb 2005: Uganda with Bill North.

To Bwindi and Queen Elizabeth with Bill North.

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Feb 2006: Uganda With Bill North and Solo.

The 2nd trip with Bill North to the parts we did not cover in 2005 plus my extension walk
over the Rwenzoris to Semliki and then with Emmy Gongo to QENP and Bwindi and the Lodge that was not there.

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Dec 2008: Uganda. A treat for Christmas.

Another tour through the Pearl of Africa with our good friend Emmy Gongo with some interesting moments for us all.

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May 2010: Uganda . Part of a longer tour in East Africa.

In May and June 2010 we made a tour through East Africa starting and finishing in Kampala.
This report covers the Ugandan parts. For others see Tanzania and Rwanda above.

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Sep 2012: Andrew and the Mweya Lions

How Andrew and Geoff went looking for birds but met lions.

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Sep 2017: East Africa Tour. We reach Uganda.

The final part of our odyssey through East Africa in which we enter Rwanda with a warm wlecome only to be abused when we reach the Ugandan border for having been into Tanzania.
But reaching Bwindi and Broadbill Forest Camp restores us.

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Jan 2019: Uganda 2018 Checklist

Checklist of species seen in December 2018 with total for country alongside

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Feb 1999: Zambia - My first trip.

My initial trip with Naturetrek to Kafunta Lodge in Zambia's South Luangwa Nationaal Park.

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Feb 2000: Back to Kafunta with Elizabeth, Hilary and Chris.

My second visit to Kafunta Rriver Lodge in company with Elizabeth, Hilary and Chris Towers.

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Jun 2001: To North and South Luangwa in the dry season.

We go back to Zambia's Luangwa valley and try both Kafunta's remote "Bush Camp" and a trip up to North Luangwa NP which is not witout interest.

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Dec 2002: Kristmas at Kafunta 2002

Our first Christmas at Kafunta River Lodge in Zambia's South Luangwa National Park.
Our fourth visit here so things are gettng familiar as we are almost 'family'.

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Dec 2004: Kristmas at Kafunta for the second time. 2004

An account of our second Christmas at Kafunta River Lodge in Zambia. Edited highlights only.

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Jun 2005: A Ridge too far

A walk on the wildside in Zambia's South Luangwa National Park. Some folks will bet on anything.

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Jun 2005: Zambia - what we told SMWS

A letter to The Scotch Malt Whisky Society about the perfect mixer.

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Oct 2006: Zambia . Including a short side trip to Nsefu.

An unusual change from our almost routine visits in December when we incorporate a side trip to a community project in Nsefu. Sadly I cannot add photographs for this report.

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Dec 2007: Zambia Christmas. A brief report.

Another eventfull visit to Zambia's wonderful South Luangwa National Park.

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