Monthly Archives: April 2013

Gulugi river view from the old tented camp at Chipinda, Gonarezhou

A place of eagle owls, monkeys and leguaans, a tangle of vines and towering riverine trees embracing the opaque water, which in turn hides the fat bream and barbel that the crocodiles cruise for and that the Giant kingfishers, leaping … Continue reading

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Missing the spectacular Runde river scenery already! !

But I have the pleasure of returning to Gonarezhou today to help on a fashion photo shoot in front of the cliffs at which my daughter Kelli Barker is the make up artist and location advisor. Should be fun and … Continue reading

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A delicious lunch in the bush…

Organic slow food is at it’s best in the Chilo Gorge bush camp, Gonarezhou National Park.

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Lemon sunrise, a bush walk, crocodiles and spinetails at Chilo Gorge Camp:  14 th of April

After a peaceful night, listening to the sonorous  hummimg of a giant eagle owl in the riverine trees downstream from our tents, and staring happily at the myriad stars through the high mesh windows of my tent, I sit writing … Continue reading

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A Gentle Giant: 15th of April at Chilo Gorge Bush Camp

Yesterday, our Australian guests headed through the park back to Chilo Gorge Lodge with Thomas Mutombeni to round off their Zimbabwean safari with a little more luxury at the home base of Chilo Gorge Safari Lodge. We were sad to … Continue reading

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Peri-peri chicken in Mutare, Chilo Gorge Lodge camp on the Runde River: 9th of April

After a visit to Mutare to spend time with my dearest friend Bronwen, much peri peri chicken and wine at the Portuguese club, and much talk of art, and life….I returned home to Senuko for a few days, caught up … Continue reading

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Family ties, photoshoots and Easter renewals: 1st of April

  Easter  weekend has been a joyful reunion with Bianca, Lorraine’s daughter, and her husband Ben, who have brought baby Ethan to Africa from Australia. First great grandchild for Dad. Great gramps has been so pleased, bonding with Ethan immediately … Continue reading

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