Jofie’s Safari Journal

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Welcome to Jofie Lamprecht Safaris!

Jofie Lamprecht’s Safari Journal 22 May 2013 In a fathers eyes In a fathers eyes there is a distinct pride and happiness to watch his children hunting. His personal satisfaction lived through watching them. Walking in the back of the line and just appreciating. Not necessarily ever having to pull the trigger. Sitting around the […]

Report from the field 29 and 30 September 2012

As the prevailing wind shift from its normal East to South, the temperatures become very pleasant. At night one’s comforter is welcome and early in the morning a light jacket is needed to break the crisp air. I wake at night to the sound of Wild Dogs yapping as they stride past my tent. The […]

Report from the field 27 and 28 September 2012

Today we leave the camp south of Khaudum and must travel through the park to its northern boundary. We have another trophy Elephant to hunt. It is windy, and HOT. 102 Fahrenheit at 17:00… We did not see much in the park, but it is beautiful. As the hours slipped by, the habitat changes, trees […]

Report from the field 26 September 2012

We arrive back at the sight of the previous days’ events. As the trackers and local community cut the last piece of the road in, I go and spend a few last moments. He is magnificent. A field measurement of his ivory indicates the total tusk length to be over 70 inches. 16.8 inches circumferences […]

Early Morning Camp Fire – Favorite Place During Safari

I find myself sitting in a favorite place for anyone on safari, next to the warm fire in the glow of early morning. The smell of percolator coffee excites my olfactory sense as the cook pours steaming water over strong German grounds. At the first pan, we discover four bulls’ tracks that are disappointingly too […]

Namibia’s Bushmanland

We are bouncing down the road in Namibia’s Bushmanland. Sun is scorching in the early afternoon. “Burn season” is underway. As P.H.’s in Namibia, we are not allowed to set fires. Fires come anyhow. When I last wrote the story, which is coming soon – “Tragedy in the Delta” – I was sitting on a […]

Photography by: Jofie Lamprecht