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Illusive Elephants!

This morning we set off on a mission to find the elephants who were last seen towards the south of the reserve. After watching a wonderful sunrise we made our way to the area where they were last seen. On our way we were fortunate enough to see a small pod of hippos...

Honey badger 1 Lions 0

Honey badger 1, Lions 0     After driving for the entire morning and afternoon in search of the ever elusive lions, missing them with only a few seconds, I felt like retiring and working in a zoo, now that in it self explains my desperation. Just before returning to...

New Additions

On yesterday mornings safari we spent a great deal of time searching for a herd of elephants in the area, it took us most of the morning to find them, and once we found them, we noticed that they were behaving very strangely towards the game drive vehicles! Then we...

A change in the wind

“A change in the wind” by Wynand Erasmus van Niekerk   “We can sometimes predict the animals, but never the weather” is probably one of the best known excuses before heading out on a rainy game drive. We are in the end of our winter season, and the dry weather is...

A Lesson from Nature!   It was cool and crisp morning when we took on the morning safari in search for four young lionesses that had been patrolling the area just south of our lodge. We were looking for them specifically because we knew a kill was to be made soon as...

Lions vs Giraffe Calf

On yesterday evening’s safari, we were at one of the waterholes close to the lodge, watching a group of old male Buffalo lying about doing what they are best at, when we noticed a large group of vultures in the trees, a few hundred meters away from where we were!...

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