South Africa’s Kruger Park Loses its First Elephant; Kenya Loses an IconMay, 21, 2014
South Africa’s Kruger Park Loses its First Elephant; Kenya Loses an...READ MORE
Bird Migration by Matthew BrennanMay, 01, 2014
Book of Job (39:26) - Doth the hawk fly by Thy wisdom and stretch her wings toward the south?"
Early ornithologists noted changes in the birds based on the different seasons, references to migration date back to 3000 years ago when Aristotle postulated the phenomenon of birds disappearing and reappearing every year at the same time. He noted cranes travelled from the steppes of Scythia to the...READ MORE
Experience fantastic close-up’s with Africa’s wildlife by Matt BrennanMay, 01, 2014
Walking is my favourite activity on offer in the bush, I feel that you get a much more personal experience and that the special moments come thick and fast. I recently took a walk that holds out for me as one of the most exciting walks I’ve ever been on in a long while. I think I need to give you a bit of background first. Walks tend to be less big animals and more an opportunity to walk in the...READ MORE
Inyati Game Lodge completes its renovations.May, 01, 2014
Inyati Game Lodge in the Sabi Sand Reserve, adjacent to the Kruger National Park has completed renovations to the standard chalets and guest areas.
The lodge refurbished the existing chalet structures by remodelling the guest bath-rooms with new sandstone showers, double vanities and corner bath’s. The old cottage pane windows have been replaced by large sliding wooden doors to allow more...READ MORE
50 million years on Earth….Disappearing in 6?!May, 01, 2014
N’wendzamhala / December 2013 Bush journalJanuary, 10, 2014
It has rained a great deal and we got 100mm in a few days. This caused the river to swell nicely and the northern section of the reserve was closed off for a bit. As soon as the levels were just passable we crossed the causeway to head north which raised a few pulses on the game viewer. We were however rewarded with the Hukumuri female, one Selati male and a group of...READ MORE
Nhlangula / October 2013 Safari Journal by Khimbini HlongwaneNovember, 15, 2013
The weather: We have had an amazing Nhlangula / October at Inyati. The comfortable September weather is a distant memory and is replaced by the hot, dry days that give October its reputation as the warmest month of the year. We have experienced quite a few warm days with temperatures reaching highs of 44° c. With the heat we had a few sensational afternoon thunder showers which have caused the...READ MORE
Ndzhati / September 2013 Safari JournalOctober, 26, 2013
The weather: Ndzhati / September saw the mercury rise steadily with midday temperatures reaching the high thirties (Celsius) and the cold winter's mornings of June and July are behind us. On few occasions, very light showers surprised us and grey thunderclouds threatened but brought little more than a bit of shade. The bush remains dry as a bone and very dusty indeed. The vegetation in general...READ MORE
WORLD RHINO DAYOctober, 22, 2013
As long as there are rhinos, we will keep fighting. There is still hope! Spread the word-the world loses 2-3 rhinos every day. They are killed for a myth-their horn is NOT medicine! Stop the demand, stop the slaughter.
MUST SEE HEARTWARMING VIDEO:
THANDI WITH NEW...READ MORE
Lion and Buffalo encounters in the KrugerOctober, 22, 2013
Mozambique Beach and Bush Tour visits the highlights of Mozambique and includes a visit to the Kruger National Park. The scene for this week’s blog from Dave.
Here is Dave’s account of the Lion encounter in Kruger
“Kruger National Park is one of the largest game reserves in Africa. It covers an area of 19 633 square kilometers in the Northeastern part of South...READ MORE