Alyson Riches

About Alyson Riches

Alyson has been a Tourist Guide for the 11 years and is a registered National Guide. She regularly leads tours to Botswana, Namibia and Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe and Zambia. Alyson grew up in Zimbabwe and shares her love of the bush with family and friends. Alyson loves photography, having been privileged to have attended two of the Canadian Photographer, Freeman Patterson’s Workshops at Gamieskroon in the Northern Cape. Fynbos, shopping, art and wine are areas that Alyson enjoys whilst showing Tourists the attractions of the Cape.

Africa is the new China

Troy Christensen, chief executive of Accolade Wines, believes Africa is going to be the next China in terms of emerging economies to watch. Speaking at the opening seminar at Cape Wine 2012, Christensen told of how all eyes will be on Africa in the coming years. “Africa is going to […]

A special moment in the bush

 “I would like to see a pangolin” was the request of a pax I accompanied last year! As so often happens, while the Ranger drives from the landing strip to the Lodge, the group are asked what game they would really want to see.   On this occasion I could read […]