Entries by Jarrod Kyte

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My Return to the Galapagos

My return to the Galapagos has been preceded by the return of the Galapagos Island’s most famous prodigal son, Lonesome George. The world’s last remaining Pinta Island tortoise died in 2012 and following his death, the decision was made to have his body preserved. There followed two years of skillful taxidermy, undertaken by George Dante, […]

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Black cab tour of London

‘Cabbies’ as they are known in the UK, are the best trained taxi drivers in the world. To become a custodian of one of London’s most iconic vehicles, a black cab driver must do ‘the knowledge’; a rigorous examination, both written and practical, that tests aspiring taxi driver’s knowledge of London’s roads and landmarks. Ask […]

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Walking with the Bushmen of Namibia

“The orange glow from the flames of the fire bathe the old man in a benevolent light and reveal a wise and purposeful face. He is the healer; the pivotal figure of the healing dance to which I have been invited”. Steppes’ Product Director, Jarrod Kyte, travelled to Namibia recently and spent time with the […]

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Khaudum National Park – Namibia’s Forgotten Wilderness

With a solid handshake and a wry smile, Vitor Azevedo welcomes me to Namibia. “Are you ready for Khaudum National Park?” he asks. “We have a three hour journey along the worst road in southern Africa before we get there.” Khaudum National Park is known as Namibia’s forgotten wilderness. Things are changing though, and Khaudum […]