A safari vehicle for Ashley

A safari vehicle for Ashley

Feb 15, 2024

From the dusty remains of an abandoned truck, to the distinctive Gwango safari cruiser, our workshop is a hive of activity. Led by our skilled team of in-house mechanics, the vehicle undergoes a metic

It is raining upon us in Africa

It is raining upon us in Africa

Feb 27, 2021

Many of our game drive roads (less traveled due to Covid) have become overgrown. So, we spend the next several weeks rediscovering, finding and clearing the roads overrun with prolific vegetation on t

A piece of pizza for Husky

A piece of pizza for Husky

Feb 23, 2021

Husky was also more than happy to watch in anticipation as our Chefs made pizza in the staff cafeteria's new wood fire oven for the very first time.

Our day with a pangolin

Our day with a pangolin

Feb 20, 2021

A pangolin emerged and was rescued from the riverbank where local villagers had been burning and clearing the vegetation to make way for crops.

An endangered bird is born

An endangered bird is born

Feb 12, 2021

Most days, we awaken to the soothing call of ground hornbills. An instrumental melody signaling the start of a new day in the wild. It's a regular occurrence here!

False sesame (Ceratotheca sesamoides)

False sesame (Ceratotheca sesamoides)

Feb 04, 2021

False sesame (Ceratotheca sesamoides) is a beautiful flowering plant we recently spotted at Gwango Heritage Resort.

Everyone knows Husky

Everyone knows Husky

Jan 24, 2021

If you don't already know Husky, then you don't know Gwango! He is one of the 5 resident German Shepherds who help to keep the elephants and other wildlife safe here at Gwango.

My long visit with this Matriarch

My long visit with this Matriarch

Nov 22, 2018

She came so close I could have touched her. And for a very long while we watched each other. There are no words to describe these moments.

Wild days out here!

Wild days out here!

Oct 04, 2018

Danny's mom (visiting us from the States) just woke up to the sound of baboons on the roof of her Forest Chalet.

Sanganai/Hlanganani World Tourism Expo

Sanganai/Hlanganani World Tourism Expo

Sep 08, 2018

I really didn't know what to expect, after all, this was a locally organized event which had not been hosted in Bulawayo for several years... but my excitement grew as we started planning.

Bulawayo, a city of beauty

Bulawayo, a city of beauty

Sep 04, 2018

I stopped for a few moments to catch my breath at the top of a flight of stairs in an office building where the elevator isn't working. When I looked out at the cityscape, the view took my breath away

2018 GSI STEM Teacher Professional Development

2018 GSI STEM Teacher Professional Development

Jan 20, 2018

Gwango hosted the first of several planned 2018 STEM Teacher Professional Development Workshops. The first Workshop of the year, held in January included 8 teachers. We selected (from different school

Gwango Peri Peri sauces... Any takers?

Gwango Peri Peri sauces... Any takers?

Jan 17, 2018

The scientist in me is ever restless (and driving Danny nuts)! Lately, I've been harvesting loads of delicious red and green peri peri from our tiny garden in the sand.

Here comes the rain again...

Here comes the rain again...

Jan 09, 2018

If ever you'll see an elephant smile it's this time of year, when the rain clouds are bloated and the sky is angry and grumbling. It's now that the heavens are kind and shed their weight unabated, fil

First Block of Deluxe Chalets is complete

First Block of Deluxe Chalets is complete

Jan 08, 2018

These are spacious guest rooms with two double beds, an in suite bathroom, plus a private veranda which looks out at the forest.