Tag: sanparks

Bontebok National Park

Just outside the picturesque town of Swellendam, lies the Bontebok National Park. I made a visit to this Sanparks reserve for the first time in March and thoroughly enjoyed the days outing. Not quite knowing what to expect from the park, I was pleasantly… Continue Reading “Bontebok National Park”

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”

That Golden Light

Cape Town saw one major storm pull through on Friday night. Yet by Saturday morning all bad weather had cleared up. I woke up early the Saturday morning and headed out in the dark to get to West Coast National Park before the sun… Continue Reading “That Golden Light”

Saddle-Billed Stork trying to fish

Crossing bridges in the Kruger usually provides some form of entertainment. The bridge at Lower Sabie did just that. This was the first time that I had seen one of these critically endangered storks. They are probably the most elegant of all the storks… Continue Reading “Saddle-Billed Stork trying to fish”

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”

Well spotted

Curiosity must be one of the most interesting characteristics of humans, even if the curiosity can lead us to danger. I took my first trip to West Coast National Park early in January 2016. I headed out early in order to catch the morning… Continue Reading “Well spotted”