Category Archives: Kruger National Park

Kruger

I was recently taken back to one of my most favourite places – Kruger National Park (in South Africa). Unfortunately, this was a not a personal visit, which would have been lovely, but Lisa (“Notes from Africa“) is currently travelling … Continue reading

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An elephant in stone

There is no doubt that one of the mightiest creatures that walks the planet is the elephant. Nothing else looks even vaguely similar or comes close in terms of size, except perhaps some of the giants of the oceans. I … Continue reading

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40 Winks – monkey style

Are you one of those people who can put your head down anywhere and have a short, refreshing sleep? If you are, half your luck! But I’ll bet even the best of you could not imitate the way this little … Continue reading

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Take me to Africa….

Every now and again, life gets incredibly frustrating and I feel a deep need to escape from the daily grind. This past week has turned out to be one of those times. To get away from the complexities of our … Continue reading

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Beware the baboon!

As a child growing up in rural Africa, I do not recall many instances where we warned about potential danger from wild animals. I suppose we never really interacted with anything that could be dangerous other than the occasional venomous … Continue reading

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Taking time out with Spotted Eagle-Owls

Alas, there has been another long break in my posting to this website over the past weeks. This has not been because of another trip overseas (sadly 🙂 ), but simply because the pace of everyday activities just got so … Continue reading

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Looking up to find a Bearded Woodpecker

It was early in October. The countryside was bone dry and the rivers and creeks were fast becoming puddles and dry sandy or rocky beds. Green grass was something that could only be found around the few waterholes and it … Continue reading

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