To mark #WorldElephantDay, the Conservation Action Trust held a symbolic burning of tusks at the Blaauwberg Nature Reserve and I was invited to be there. Handcrafted by local wire-workers, they reminded that a tusk has no value,
The Incidental Tourist is a Personal Travel Blog of a conscious traveller with a deep love for Africa, its incredible people and the environment.
Here I bring you narratives, stories, video and photographs from my travels around the globe, including accounts of gorilla trekking in Uganda, turtle rescue in Kenya, tree planting in Zambia and setting up a temporary home in Lisbon. Not to mention falling in love with Marjorelle Blue in Marrakech.
Included too are accommodation and restaurant reviews, as well as details of the conservation efforts that I support.
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