Ol Pejeta: safari and community conservation (Part 1)

This is an example of Kenyan self-sustained conservancy, where communities can still benefit from their motherland, human-wildlife conflict is greatly managed and poaching is being kept under control. So, I wanted to go on a safari for my birthday, not too far away from Nairobi city and, most importantly, I wanted it to be sustainable... Continue Reading →

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My favorite place of India: Jaisalmer

I’ve spent 3 months in India, interning for an NGO. Among my travels there, Jaisalmer is by far the greatest marvel I’ve witnessed. It is a fortified ancient town in the middle of the desert, bordering with Pakistan, and it’s incredibly hard to reach – but totally worth the effort. It is famous for its... Continue Reading →

How to safari: cheap and wild (Part 1)

I’ve been organising my safaris according to two principles: making them the cheapest and wildest possible. Here are my tips on how to enjoy true wilderness avoiding over-tourism and its disruptive consequences on wildlife, all keeping costs in check. In Part 1 I’ll talk about basics and preventative matters such as the choice of the... Continue Reading →

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