Colin Bell has worked throughout Africa. He has been at the receiving end of angry, stressed, harassed elephants and witnessed calm, relaxed elephants during their golden glory years when poaching levels were minimal. Today Colin is a part-owner of Natural Selection Travel.
Dr Don Pinnock is a historian, criminologist and environmental journalist and photographer, and has served as editor of the travel magazine Getaway. He has explored much of Africa with his camera and pen, meeting extraordinary people and writing what often turned out to be prize-winning features. Along the way he fell in love with elephants. Author of 17 books, he has won two Mondi Awards for his environmental columns, the City Press Non-Fiction Award for his book Gang Town; and his novel on Khoisan magic, Rainmaker, was shortlisted for the European Union Literary Award