Tag Archives: Safari South Africa

The Big Five on Liz at Lancaster’s doorstep!

RAINS TRANSFORM THE PILANESBERG NATIONAL PARK Having not been to the Pilanesberg National Park for several years, I was lucky enough at the end of last year to visit twice in 3 months – in October – when it was still quite brown, dry and dusty and again in December when it was transformed into […]

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An unforgettable bush experience in Greater Kruger with Transfrontiers Wildlife Walking Safaris

Transfrontiers Wild Life Safaris The magic of the bushveld Rich flame orange sunsets. The deep roar of a lion at night. An elephant in the reeded river bed below the deck outside my tent. I shower al fresco under the warm midday African sun. With the help of Brian’s Laser beam we make out the […]

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Thumbs Up for Joburg Zoo

Positive review of the Johannesburg Zoo Johannesburg has wild life parks on its doorstep: Pilanesberg Game Reserve a two hour drive away – has the Big Five. And although the Rhino and Lion Park is much more restricted and on a way smaller scale, it does provide an interesting introduction to Africa’s wild life species. Given this, the Johannesburg […]

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South African Safaris: Kruger National Park

ON SAFARI IN KRUGER PARK Little beats a week-end in the bush. Spent 4 nights in the Kruger National Park in early August  at a bush camp called Talamati in the central area of the Park, west of the big main camp Satara.  August is the best time for the Kruger Park as it is […]

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