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Follow the Light, Roger

Isibindi Zulu Lodge is a protected home to dearly beloved Roger, a giraffe of 28 years no less. Now most...

A Day at Isibindi Zulu Lodge

What could be more inspiring than staying in a traditional thatched Zulu ‘rondavel’ (roundhouse) situated at the edge of a...

Shared Humanity

Here I sit, under an open, starry African sky, around a large fire, knowing that I am fully alive. Before...

Of mice and men

Our experienced and passionate guide, Mike Nel, of Zululand Tours, opens his story of the Battle of Rorke’s Drift with...

The good, the sad and the ugly

It is an early morning game drive, and we are restless with anticipation as we settle onto the high seats...

The cursed battle of Isandlwana

As we drive into the battlefield of Isandlwana my skin prickles and the phrase keeps coming into my head “This...

Under African Skies

When it comes to character stays, these are a few of my favourite things: * Scenic drives through an interesting...