Odyssey Safari Travel Blog


The lion and his pet wildebeest

Travelling back to our lodge after enjoying the wildebeest migration on a game drive in the Serengeti National Park, we came across an unusual sight. – See more at: http://africageographic.com/blog/a-lion-and-his-pet-wildebeest/#sthash.vyCR9mYR.dpuf

The endangered Grevy's zebra can always be spotted

The endangered Grevy’s zebra can always be spotted based off of its distinctive round, fuzzy ears and narrow, vertical black stripes along the back. Grevy’s Zebra Trust sure sees a lot of them while working to ensure increasing populations of the species, as well as healthy ecosystems for

5 Fascinating Facts About Plains Zebra

Plains Zebra (Equus quagga) is the commonest of Africa’s three zebra species and the one familiar to most safari goers, whether it is migrating in thousands across the Serengeti, grazing the bushveld of the Kruger or crowding the dusty waterholes of Etosha. Read More

14 Awesome Photos Of The New Arrival
Terminal At JKIA You Need To See

On Friday, March 11 2016, the Kenya Airports Authority held a successful simulation exercise of the new terminal in readiness for the Read More


We're tickled pink to share this week's animal sighting.

A rare glimpse of a pink hippopotamus took place in Kenya’s Maasai Mara National Reserve. Its pink hue is the result of a condition


The Last Male Northern White Rhino

Alan’s blog this week turns attention to a rhino named Sudan – the last of his kind on the planet. I have written extensively about the

World Wildlife Day, March 3 - Act Now to Save the African Elephant

On Friday, March 11 2016, the Kenya Airports Authority held a successful simulation exercise of the new terminal in readiness for the Read More

Cape Town Jazz Festival playing April 1 - 2, 2016

Growing up in the small town uMgungundlovu near Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu Natal, the award winning jazz pianist, Nduduzo Makhathini was surrounded by music as a child. Coming from a very Read More

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Kristen Bell And Dax Shepard Obliterate #CoupleGoals In ‘Africa’ Tribute Video

Remember when Kristen Bell met the sloth of her dreams, producing the cutest video on the Internet? Well, we’ve got a new contender thanks to this vacation video from Bell and husband Dax Shepard.


Africa's most fearsome, little seen predator: The Owl

This week Alan takes a close look at one of Africa’s most fearsome, little seen predators. One that strikes with military precision

South Africa transit visa waived

Starting from 1st February 2016, South Africa requirement of Transit Visa has been removed with Read More

"Gentle guidance". On my recent trip to Botswana was treated

“Gentle guidance”. On my recent trip to Botswana was treated to some of the best Ele-Action ever. One herd found us using their shady spot under an Amarula tree while we had our morning game-drive tea, They waited very patiently but did move in as close as they were comfortable …… at times no more than 10-15 feet ….. to make sure we got the message that we were in Read More