Tag Archives: South African Game Parks

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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Star gazing and the southern skies

NIGHT SKIES IN THE BUSHVELD Am very excited as I’m off to the Kruger Park this coming week-end, leaving the guesthouse in the very capable hands of Zac, Catherine and Thandi. My locum Olga, who moves in with her husband Dick, takes over my daily tasks and role in the running of the guest house. I can barely […]

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