There is an elephant at the door, 1998

There is an elephant at the door. It was Ellen’s idea. And Brigettes arrangements. Aided by E-mail, it culminated with an elephant at the door. I had better start at the beginning. We, my wife Bev and myself, hadn’t the slightest idea of going to Africa....

Dem Himmel so nah

Dem Himmel so nah Juliane Beckmann empfängt uns herzlich in ihrem Haus in Pretoria, führt uns auf die Terrasse, verschwindet noch einmal in die Küche. Unsere Blicke wandern durch ihren kleinen Garten, in dem Blumen und Palmen vor einer mit Stacheldraht besetzten Mauer...

Worldwide Who’s Who Press release

Worldwide Who’s Who Press release Worldwide Who’s Who Press release. WATERKLOOF, SOUTH AFRICA, March 13, 2014, Cross Country Air Safaris Owner Juliane Beckmann has been recognized for showing dedication, leadership and excellence in tourism. Ms. Beckmann...

Juliane Beckmann Honored for Excellence Wildlife and Recreation

Juliane Beckmann Honored for Excellence Wildlife and Recreation   “Ms. Beckmann worked on a major project to revitalize the wildlife of Kissama National Park in Angola” WATERKLOOF, SOUTH AFRICA, March 13, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ — Cross Country...

Bees at Vumbura!

Bees at Vumbura! After twenty-five years of bush flying, I might be forgiven for thinking I had covered most angles.  The aircraft, ZS-MMD, is parked in a veritable kraal of thorns to ward off hyaenas, engine air intakes are plugged against excessive dust, even the...