Tag: Big 5

Embarrassed Lioness

When the bush decides to deliver, it really delivers. Even during a thunderstorm. I had the opportunity to go on a night drive after a lion sighting was called in over the radio. It was extremely hot with temperatures around 40 degrees Celsius. About… Continue Reading “Embarrassed Lioness”

Warning 

One of the most fascinating aspects of being in the bush must be a sense of the unknown. Tracking animals and eventually finding them feels like one of the most rewarding activities. My Friday morning started with some signs of elephants and there was… Continue Reading “Warning “

My first Lion kill

Seeing the “King Of The Jungle” is such a thrilling feeling. On my first trip to Kruger I was lucky enough to see five different sightings of this magnificent beast. After a very uneventful morning drive, my friend and I drove back to our… Continue Reading “My first Lion kill”

The Hippo, The Lions and the School Bus

A rainy day in Kruger can prove to be just as eventful as any other day in the park. My friend and I had the most bizarre experience on one such rainy day. We were travelling on the H4-1 road from Lower Sabie back… Continue Reading “The Hippo, The Lions and the School Bus”

A big boy

The size of elephants is often underestimated. Spending a few moments with a big boy in Kruger National Park made me realise just how enormous they really are. My friend and I were travelling down the H3 past the Afsaal area. We approached a… Continue Reading “A big boy”

An old soul

There are those days in Kruger when you can just end up driving for kilometres on end without seeing any animals. My friend, Anthony, and I had one of those drives on a rainy morning in Kruger National Park. To make it worse, it… Continue Reading “An old soul”