The word for some conjures up visions of acacia-dotted landscapes stretching as far as the eye can see, covered with vast herds of elephants, zebra and wildebeest. There are also images of tribal people who have called Africa home for thousands o years and whose very survival has depended on their ability to live in harmony with nature. Pale anthropologists have concluded that Africa is the cradle of mankind, the birthplace of our species, Homo sapiens,
which appeared some 1.8 to 2.4 million years ago in Africa. The DNA of every human living on our planet today can be traced back to an African ancestor
It is the place where approximately
60,000 years ago a small group of our ancestors made
a decision to move north, probably to adapt to climate
Safari is a Swahili word meaning journey.
A safari is like a journey into the soul of Mother Earth.
Few places on our planet can we humans feel so close
to Nature and to witness the perfection of the natural
world and the importance of keeping things in balance.
As pristine as things might look, the continent has 8
of the 34 “Hot
Spots” where the biodiversity is dying at a
rate faster than any previous extinction.
You are invited to join us on one of our Focus on Africa expeditions to capture images we can use to show the magic of Africa and why the ecosystems need to be preserved and protected.