A group of giraffes near Palahala Camp drink from a water hole scattering a bevy of superb starlings, a blue bird of great beauty and speed.
A herd of elephants approaching a water hole near Palahala Camp in Tanzania's Katavi Province, one of eastern Africa's richest game areas.
A herd of zebras runs through the bush at Palahala Camp, a remote luxury camp that exemplifies the meaning of glamour camping, or "glamping."
An elephant and saddlebilled stork near a water hole at Palahala Camp, a tourist-free part of Africa in Tanzania's Katavi Province.
Crowned cranes, Uganda's national bird and a frequent sight near Palahala Camp, a luxury retreat in Tanzania, is considered one of the most colorful and beautiful birds in the world.
Elephants and other wild game are frequent visitors to Palahala Camp to the delight of guests who enjoy their presence.
Guests at Lupita Island have the rare chance to swim in Lake Tanganyika during lakefront picnics on what may be one Africa's most dramatic settings.
Guests at Palahala Camp enjoy an outdoor meal. The camp is known for its delicious food and service.
The swimming pool area at Lupita Island Lodge overlooks Lake Tanganyika, one of Africa's most colorful and remote regions.
Decorated entirely with art objects acquired from the region by Belinda Lithgow, wife of Lupita Island Resort's owner, the resort is one of the more tasteful in East Africa.
Lupita Island Lodge consists of 14 guest villages splashed against the side of a hill over Lake Tangayika plus a large pavilion housing a sitting area, bar, dining room and even a private room for more intimate dinners.
Lupita Island Lodge's main sitting room is full of African art and knicknacks that capture the spirit of its remote location.
Lupita Island Resort overlooks Lake Tanganyika in Tanzania, a 48-mile long natural wonder that reputedly holds eight percent of the world's fresh water. Here, residents of the nearby village of Ulwile unload a skiff in front of the resort.
Palahala Camp consists of eight luxury tents with indoor showers, toilets and amenities. Its isolation is ideal for relaxation and game viewing.
Scene from Ulwile Village on the island of the same name that can accessed through a narrow land bridge from Lupita Island in Tanzania.
Suites at Lupita Island Resort are open aired African-flavored retreats where solitude and comfort are its main selling points.
The bathrooms at Lupita Island Lodge are ultra modern and artistic and the showers are fed from overhead rocks.
The Livingstone Suite, one of the luxury lodges at Lupita Island, is a thoroughly private and secluded place ideal for guests seeking plush accommodations mixed with peacefulness.
Ulwile Village near Lupita Island Resort is home to about 1,000, mostly fishermen and their families.