Silver Lining

Going on safari means looking for wild animals and sometimes we focus on the more elusive animals such as leopards. As we started our afternoon safari, it was a good day and everyone was feeling good about the drive. However, as we looked to the mountains we saw some...

Fun in the mud

It has been raining for the last three days and warthogs have been running around from one mud pool to another. They do this to cover their skin to get rid of the ticks and parasites, as well as to cool themselves down. It was so impressive and exciting to see the...

The struggle for cheetahs

I was determined to show my guests some cheetahs – two males that walk together on the reserve. My tracker and I know which area they like so we made our way. We found some tracks and followed them until they went into a big block. We went around to check if they had...

A night with a clan

It is always rewarding to find a family of animals all together such as hyenas. Driving at night, looking for something special to show your guests is not always easy. So as a ranger and a tracker, we are always on the lookout for that special thing. On this night, we...

Lessons in life

It started off as any other game drive would; giraffes gracefully moving through the bush and nibbling the leaves of carefully selected trees; impalas dashing across the road and jumping high as if chased by demons; duiker trying to remain unnoticed in the undergrowth...

What started as a quiet drive

A safari is something where one can expect the unexpected. Many of our customers believe that going out on a safari means that you will see many animals but this is not always the case. On this day, it was a very quiet drive – we did not even see an impala. At last we...

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