What is a Primitive Trail?

The intention behind these trails is to take nothing we want but everything we need - getting back to basics. We become a modern tribe of explorers returning to wilderness. The experience is an incredible reset and reconnection with nature.…
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The New Year, New You Sham

"New Year, New You" is one of those sayings touted around at the start of a new year and frankly is one I just don't believe in. Resolutions are not a new concept and are known as far back as 4 000 years ago in ancient Babylonian culture but…
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The African Effect

I was in the bush with one of my closest friends two weeks ago and the red-chested cuckoos were calling. These are migratory birds that arrived back in South Africa at the start of summer and their monotonous “piet-my-vrou…” call signals…
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East Africa: Golden Age of Travel

Tanzania has been open to travel since June and Kenya since the start of September. If there was ever a time to explore these East African gems, it is NOW. Global travel is still slow and as a result, East Africa has no crowds, accommodation…

Wild Again For 19 Challenge

My brother Josh, who is also a ranger, and I are about to embark on the toughest journey of our lifetime. We are heading into the bush for 19 days on a primitive trail. No tents, no vehicle and no other human contact as we traverse a big five…

The Power Of Meditation

In the South African bushveld we're deep into autumn now; the landscape thinning as trees turn bare and the sharp coolness of winter penetrates the air. When watching the cycles of nature we can all see that life is in a constant state of change;…
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Feeling The Earth: Grounding Yoga Sequence

Currently most of the global population is grounded in one spot and aren't allowed to venture far from home. Some refer to it as sheltering-in-place and it's an intervention thought to reduce potential harm from the spread of the coronavirus.…
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A Mother's Day Video: Thank You To Mothers Everywhere

One of my all-time favourite sightings was watching a tiny, newborn elephant take its first steps amongst the jostling, tender excitedness of its herd. As is typical of elephants, there was great ceremony to the occasion and the herd was…
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Time To Reflect Part 2: Remembering A Legendary Leopard

If you haven’t read yesterday’s blog then, just to fill you in, this is a follow on from my brother, Josh Attenborough’s beautiful account of the time our paths crossed at Londolozi. Two particular snapshots of our time together have…


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Awakening Awe: 5 Day Walking Wilderness Retreat 24-28 Sep 2021

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