The 2nd of January 2020, almost at the end of our Satara Summer, delivered one of the most memorable sightings of the month we spent in the Kruger National Park. About half-way between Satara and Olifants we came across this pair of Leopards, and did they put on a show to remember! Trust us; seeing […]
Zambia has 20 National Parks which are looked after by the Department of National Parks and Wildlife, under the Ministry of Tourism and Arts. These range in size from the massive Kafue National Park, to the tiny Lusaka National Park – each one having a variety of different species of wildlife and birdlife, which live […]
Every year, spurred on by the dry season on the African plains in Kenya and Tanzania, close to two million wildebeest, zebras, and gazelles make the epic journey from their breeding grounds in the southern Serengeti to greener, wetter grass on the northern plains during what is known as the Great Migration. As the dry […]
Sadly, our month in the Kruger Park has come to an end and we are back home in Pretoria this evening. After breaking up camp and packing up, we had only a two-hour drive to the Orpen Gate left of our Satara Summer. Still, Kruger had one very unusual sighting up her sleeve for us […]
In contrast with yesterday, today’s weather at Satara in the Kruger National Park was much cooler, very windy and overcast. The animals and birds appreciated the respite from the heat as much as we did, and put on a glorious show!
Today was one of those days we’ll remember for a very long time. Blood, gore, birth, death and drama. It was as if the soundtrack of Disney’s “The Lion King” was playing on repeat. The lions I told you about last night killed a wildebeest within sight of camp and probably every person in camp […]
Happy New Year, everybody! We spent our 1st of January exploring the western reaches of central Kruger Park, sticking to the back roads around Nhlanguleni Picnic Spot and avoiding the holiday crowds.