Tag: Big 5

Boulders leopard presents her cub

As personalities go, there are a few leopards that love parading around and others love to lurk around in the shadows. The Boulders female leopard lies in the middle of this scale. I have had the pleasure of sitting an entire game drive with… Continue Reading “Boulders leopard presents her cub”

Othawa lion pride enters a new era

The Othawa lion pride has provided us with a roller coaster of emotions over the past few years. I have only been in contact with the pride since early 2018. At that stage the Othawa Male lion was only starting to come of age.… Continue Reading “Othawa lion pride enters a new era”

Basile spends intimate moments with her cub

Who would have thought that a tiny rocky outcrop could stir up so much emotion? One of my favourite female leopards, Basile, has moved her den yet again. This time she has used a set of rocks that I have driven past countless times… Continue Reading “Basile spends intimate moments with her cub”

Hlambela – the one who swims

Tucked away on an inaccessible koppie (hill), a set of two little leopard cubs were born. After many weeks caring for and protecting the cubs, the Boulders female leopard brought her youngsters down the koppie and finally allowed us to catch a glimpse. After… Continue Reading “Hlambela – the one who swims”

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”