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

 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, showering al fresco under the warm midday African sun, making out the constellation of Scorpio with the help of Brian’s laser beam (Brian was the chief ranger for our stay), […]

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Thumbs Up for Joburg 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 Zoo is still a good option […]

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South African Safaris: Kruger National 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 dry and game congregates around […]

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