Legendary Wild Dogs

We thought we had missed them. Stretching our legs and having a consoling coffee on the rocks along the Klaserie River, we discussed the lone hippo bull into a pool

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Surprise!!!

Must have walked past them this morning with Bug, certainly would explain his erratic behaviour that made no sense to me at the time. Came back this afternoon to find

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Review of Umlani Bush Camp Timbavati!

I have the absolute pleasure of working a lot with Romain and Yaa Casel from Trouver Services in Luxembourg. Last year Katja Thill travelled our Big Five Itinerary and she wrote up

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Pink baby elephant spotted in Kruger…

I fear for this little one’s life, but for the time being, go little one go, be happy for as long as you’re here! Read more here

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New changes to immigration laws finally implemented!

Transit visa relief and airlines no longer need to check for birth certificates of foreign minors . Airline check-in staff no longer have to ensure that foreign passengers are carrying

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Black Mamba goes window shopping in Hoedspruit!

A two metres long black mamba ruffled feathers after it was seen “window shopping” outside a Pep store at a shopping centre in Hoedspruit, Limpopo, this week. The snake, which

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Zimbabwe makes Chinese yuan legal currency after Beijing cancels debts

I know this is old news, but the agreement has just been signed. Will the rest of Africa, including SA, please wake up and see what’s happening? Really, really scary

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Do people still recognise beauty, or has it become irrelevant?

What is this life if, full of care, We have no time to stand and stare. — from “Leisure,” by W.H. Davies — Fantastic article written by Pulitzer Prize winner

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The Travel Bug of 2015/6

5,476 km, 14 days, 9 provinces, 1 girl, 1 dog. Reconnecting with South Africa. We drove, we walked, we played, we met many interesting people and dogs, and fell in

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Christmas Picnic on the Highest Point in the Lowveld

I cannot think of a more special or romantic way to spend some time on top of Mariepskop, the highest accessible point of the Transvaal Drakensberg, just outside of Hoedspruit.

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