After a lengthy break back home in South Africa I have returned for another season with SUJAN in India. I so enjoyed my first season helping set up, run and develop JAWAI that I simply had to return for more. Currently I am based in the head offices in Delhi helping out with odds and ends with regards to all the camps, but my heart is set on returning to JAWAI. Read More Why I have returned to JAWAI!
Over the last few months in India I was fortunate enough to be working in areas rich in Tiger, Leopard and Jungle Cat. Now I find myself at SUJAN’s Elephant Pepper Camp in the Mara North Conservancy of Kenya. The Mara is best summed up in one word: Read More African Cats
The magic of the Indian wilderness goes a step further when you reach The Jawai Leopard Camp.
Sprawled between Udaipur and Jodhpur, Jawai is one of a series of hamlets strung around the Jawai dam in the Aravalli hills of Rajasthan. A place of dramatic beauty, the panoramic vista is dotted with small African Kopje-like hills which surround the water body, Cactus-like scrub, Flame-of-the –forest trees and sparsely populated farmland. Read More JAWAI Leopard Camp
One usually amuses oneself by watching videos of dogs chasing squirrels. Here is one that will change your idea of that! Read More Leopard vs squirrel
We visited Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve and stayed at the wonderful Sher Bagh for the first time this May. The weather was very hot but glad we suffered through it as we were very fortunate to see a total of six different tigers and an extraordinary sighting on the morning of our last day of safaris. Read More Once upon a safari
It played out like something out of a children’s detective novel…
Three days running we would find wine glasses broken at the bar and no one was admitting guilt. The service staff were completely dumbfounded as to what the cause was of the breakages. Read More What the camera trap caught #4
After the phenomenal success that the camera traps have been providing, I decided to change the location and try and cover some other areas on the same rock. Check out some of the new images… Read More What the camera trap caught #3
Life in a new-born camp is fascinating. Watching it develop, take form and flourish is truly exciting in every sense of the word. There is something refreshing about having to learn about new landscapes, making bird lists, investigating the plants, squinting over unknown insects, creating roads, drawing maps by hand and ultimately learning to interpret an entirely new world. For me, it is the most wonderful of challenges and I have loved sharing my experiences with the many guests that have visited us already. Read More A new beginning
Now Showing! The latest video from JAWAI Leopard Camp. Have a look and spread the word! Read More JAWAI Leopard Camp – The Video.
“There can be no better feeling then actually watching a leopard trigger a camera trap that you personally put in position” Read More What the Camera Trap Caught #2