By David Bartlett
Zimbabwe Elephant Hunt 2008 is David Bartlett’s first-person account of the sweetness, probability, corruption and wonder he encountered on his travels in Zimbabwe through the ultimate days of the brutal Robert Mugabe regime, which has left its humans ravenous and its chief one of many wealthiest males within the world.
A exciting and touching account of 1 hunter’s friendships and shut calls, the booklet outlines not just the hurdles foreign searching tourists face whilst in a seriously sanctioned nation oppressed via human rights violations, but additionally the ways that the folks of those international locations upward push above all of it to welcome visitors.
“This booklet is way greater than your common looking fare. it's the tale of a trip, of studying and knowing, written via a willing observer and an erudite guy. As such, it follows within the footsteps of Xenophon’s Anabasis.
David Bartlett records an outstanding journey (more than a hunt) and leaves a few classes at the back of if you happen to are looking to embark on considered one of mankind’s final nice adventures: a Safari. while you are going to Africa, learn this book.”
—Arthur B. Alphin, Lt. Col., united states (ret),
founder and president, A-Square Company
“A very fascinating account of a problem-animal elephant hunt performed the proper way—ethically and up shut! Dave hunted at an enticing time in Zimbabwe’s heritage and captured every little thing concerning the hunt properly. you'll believe such as you have been really with Dave—the tsetse flies, the thick jesse, the fun and the chance. rather well performed indeed!”
—Myles McCallum, Charlton McCallum Safaris
Born in castle Smith, Arkansas, David Bartlett is an skilled big-game hunter and a founding member of the castle Worth/Dallas bankruptcy of Safari membership foreign. His travels have taken him to 3 continents and dozens of nations, the place he has chronicled his interactions with the folks and cultures of the world.