Tag: Big 5

Othawa Breakaway lioness meets an elephant

Watching the king of the jungle in its natural habitat certainly stirs up a great deal of emotions. Watching a lion view the real king of the jungle stirs up a different set of emotions entirely. It has been an age since the Othawa… Continue Reading “Othawa Breakaway lioness meets an elephant”

The Talamati pride pays a visit

Dynamics are always changing when it comes to lion prides and their territories. There has been a new pride that braved exploring beyond their comfort zone. The first evening the pride crossed over the cutline they managed to catch an impala. There have been… Continue Reading “The Talamati pride pays a visit”

Looking back at a family trip

A Kruger trip will always be a Kruger trip, regardless of what you end up seeing in the park. This must be the most intriguing part of the entire experience. One of the best ways to experience the Kruger is to explore the park… Continue Reading “Looking back at a family trip”

End of year surprise

There is always something to look forward to when out on safari. The bush knows no time and the wild rhythms simply continue. After a week of on and off rains, the clouds finally broke and the sun shone through. To enjoy a sunny… Continue Reading “End of year surprise”

My Top 10 images of 2021

It is hard to believe that yet another year has come and gone. There have been so many great adventures out in the bush. In this post I would like to share my 10 most popular images as liked by my followers on my… Continue Reading “My Top 10 images of 2021”

A leopard around Paul Kruger gate

Seeing a steady increase in your Kruger luck gets you even more excited for your next visit. The route between Phabeni gate, Skukuza and Paul Kruger gate is a trip that is becoming more familiar to me. I am fortunate to use this route… Continue Reading “A leopard around Paul Kruger gate”

The Tumbela and Othawa lions on the move

It is hard to describe the sheer power of a lions roar. There is something spellbinding about how this sound carries through the air, especially when your day has only just begun. The two Tumbela male lions and the three Othawa lionesses broke the… Continue Reading “The Tumbela and Othawa lions on the move”

Meet Thlangisa and her cubs

As you move along the northern section of the infamous, tree lined Sand River and a small section to the south there of, it is worth keeping your eye out for “The Playful One”. One of the most relaxed female leopards that I have… Continue Reading “Meet Thlangisa and her cubs”

Running with Wild Dogs

“I would love to see some wild dogs, they are my favourite” was a request that came from my dad on a recent family trip to the Kruger National Park. Being fortunate enough to see the African Wild Dog (aka Painted Wolf) in the… Continue Reading “Running with Wild Dogs”

A leopard around Skukuza

The final morning drive of a Kruger trip is always one that I enjoy. Slow and steady is the pace until I reach the exit gate. My family and I left Skukuza rest camp and headed southward to Malelane gate. It could not have… Continue Reading “A leopard around Skukuza”