Entries by KaingU Safari Lodge

July News

I can’t believe we are basically half way through our season.  Unbelievable how time passes.  July was a phenomenal month in so many ways, but we start with Benny.  We are actually planning an entire blog post about Mr Benson, but we will start with a quick picture of him in his chef’s whites.  Although […]

June News and images

So as per usual our news ‘letter’ is really just a series of images all taken here at Kaingu, all in the month of June.  There is no real story there as such.  Well, there is, there always is.  We are always doing stuff, upgrading stuff and creating stuff.  But sometimes a picture tells a […]

Opening News (AKA March News)

So as per usual we planned to open the lodge on the 1st of March after being closed over January and February.  Like last year though the weather decided to make things a bit interesting.  January and February were unusually dry months, and in fact at the end of February even seasonal game viewing tracks […]

September Newsletter – It is basically just baskets!

So we left you last month with a promise to have more updates about Elephayo’s woven muchinga products.  Some background.  We have always been admirers of traditional building techniques and have tried to incorporate as much ‘home grown’ building techniques and designs as we can.  The lodge overall uses a lot of traditional construction.  Local […]

How fast are bee-eaters?

So how fast is a bee-eater? As anyone that monitors our facebook page knows, I am quite fond of bee-eaters and taking pictures of them. For me it is the combination of amazing flying ability, beautiful colouration, social structure and obvious intelligence. From a photographic perspective they are also a real challenge to try to […]

August News & sightings

August.  The month that bridges winter and summer.  We often say that at some point in August it is like a switch has been thrown and suddenly temperatures rise.  Well this indeed was the case this year, but even at the end of the month and moving into September we still have cold crisp mornings […]

July Newsletter

We start off July by saying farewell to Alfonso our Spanish intern.  He was a great person to have in camp and became a real team member over the month that he was here.  His passion for the bush, his politeness and impeccable english was wonderful.  We do hope to see him back in a […]