'Valli in South Africa'

A Walk on the Wild Side

A Walk on the Wild Side

(Post by VALLI FRASER-CELIN) “From a vehicle you see Africa; on foot you feel, hear and smell Africa.” Living in Africa, I’ve been lucky enough to go on more game drives than I can count and read more

The Wild African Bush Symphony

The Wild African Bush Symphony

(Post by VALLI FRASER-CELIN)  When I moved to Africa, I traded the sounds of ambulance sirens for the haunting wail of a jackal, clunking garbage trucks for roaring lions, and car alarms for the whoop of read more

Fire in the Sky

Fire in the Sky

(Post by VALLI FRASER-CELIN) Whenever someone asks me about Africa, I never fail to mention the amazing sunsets that set the skies on fire. You will never in your life set eyes on a more beautiful read more

Just Living a Dream

Just Living a Dream

(Post by VALLI FRASER-CELIN) For the past two months, I’ve struggled with the focus of my column: Valli in South Africa. I initially thought it would be about my volunteer efforts at the Southern African Wildlife read more

Volunteering at the Southern African Wildlife College

Volunteering at the Southern African Wildlife College

(Post by VALLI FRASER-CELIN) Before I begin telling you all about the wonderful adventures that accompany life in the African bush, I would really like to introduce the Southern African Wildlife College (SAWC) in more detail. read more

Volunteering in South Africa

Volunteering in South Africa

(Post by VALLI FRASER-CELIN) As I stepped off the plane and onto the tarmac, the smell of firewood and dust filled the air and memories of my travels through Africa flooded my mind. The first time read more