Month: November 2018


Southern Africa – Day 15 – Big Cave Lodge, Zimbabwe

It was still cloudy, but not raining- a good sign. Up early & met with Shepard and the others at 6am. Brendan & I sat in the back of the safari vehicle while David was a princess and sat in the covered front area. We were wrapped in blankets asRead More …


Southern Africa – Day 14 – Botswana to Zimbabwe

We had a huge storm during the night – it was the first rains of the season. Lightning and thunder from around 11pm to 4.30 am, we had a strike that would have been only 50 meters from us! We had a few leaks in the camper. At around 5.30Read More …


Southern Africa – Day 13 – Khama Rhino Sanctuary pt2


Southern Africa – Day 12 – Khama Rhino Sanctuary


Southern Africa – Day 11 – Mogalakwena Lodge


Southern Africa – Day 10 – Punda Maria, Kruger NP

Another fairly early morning, making our way to the north of the park. I made myself a friend (bushbuck) before leaving, she seemed to like me – was rubbing her little head all over my legs! The habitat changed dramatically, is more like the scrub in outback Australia. Definitely notRead More …


Southern Africa – Day 9 – Tsendze Rustic Camp, Kruger NP

An extra early morning this morning. We went out, for an early morning scouting drive for animals, before heading back to the safari tent for breaky and packing up. We had only got about 50m from the gate before we encountered a pride of Lions, there were quite a fewRead More …


Southern Africa – Day 8 – Kruger National Park – Tambotie Satellite Camp

We said our good byes to Crystal springs and started to make our way across to Kruger National Park. It was a cool morning and the mist was really low- it felt like gorillas in the mist We reached the township of Graskop, and we filled up with fuel here.Read More …


Southern Africa – Day 7 – Blyde River Canyon

We got up this morning and dressed ready for breakfast, went outside & turned right around again – it was really cold!Take two, jumpers on, let’s go…Today after breakfast we packed the car with the photography gear and made tracks. Today was Blyde River Canyon day – this is oneRead More …


Southern Africa – Day 6 – Miss Chrissies to Crystal Springs Lodge

It was a bit fresh this morning, I needed my jumper. We had arranged for breakfast at 7.45. We met Areitha – Peter’s wife who cooked us a german sausage wrapped in bacon with eggs, this was after a bowl of rockmelon (spons spec) pomegranate seeds & grapes. Areitha wasRead More …


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