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The Big Five 2nd January '18

The Big 5 The Big 5 refers to five large mammals found in Africa which are the lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and cape buffalo.  So why not a hippo, or a giraffe, they are quite big aren’t they? The hippo certainly is. The reason for the Big 5 name is that these five animals were the…read more…

Kruger Safari 30th November '16

I have to admit I was hesitant in trying out some of the lodges in Kruger.  Previous experiences have been with me being stuck in a convoy of vehicles, on a tarred road, all trying to see some lion sitting in the shade on the roadside. I really could have been in Longleat Adventure Park!…read more…

5 Highlights of Botswana 14th March '16

So what are the highlights of Botswana? Botswana is absolute heaven for anyone interested in wildlife and scenery.

Safari and Beach 19th November '15

Safari and beach holidays are becoming increasingly popular, which is not particularly surprising. Combining the exhilaration and thrills of going on safari (and also those early morning starts to be sure you get the best sightings) with the relaxation and sheer luxury of a remote beach lodge result in an ideal holiday for many of us,…read more…

Driving Across Etosha 11th May '15

Grab life by the horns and drive across Etosha National Park.  Despite it only being about 160 km from the Anderson Gate to the Von Lindequist Gate, it will take you all day.  I was driving west to east through the park and I was very conscious of not making a rookie error and spending…read more…

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