Twee Rivieren 29-2nd DecKgalagadi Dec 2021

Twee Rivieren 29-2nd Dec

Monday, 29th We arrive at Twee Rivieren at midday in 39℃ heat. It is difficult to imagine how anything can…

Kgalagadi Cape 2021Kgalagadi Dec 2021

Kgalagadi Cape 2021

This has been the year of the great move. For someone born and raised in KZN then some major adjustments…

Satara L Sabie 4-8th September

First of all, another apology as my website goes on the blink – apparently because it is overloaded with photos.…

Satara 3rd September

Sunny and clear with a drift from the north, perfect again for the S100 Nwanetsi River road. The sun rises…

Satara 1-2nd September

Wednesday, 1st After a couple of beautiful sunny days, today dawns miserable with a chilly south wind. I need to…

Satara 31st August

The Day of the Leopard This morning I choose to go down the S100 river road, not because of yesterday’s…

Skukuza Satara 27-30th AugustAugust 2021

Skukuza Satara 27-30th August

Apologies for the late report. Satara has now a reputation for having either weak or non-existent coms – especially over…

Skukuza 25-26th AugustAugust 2021

Skukuza 25-26th August

Wednesday, 25th Biyamithi calls so at 6am we are out the gates travelling west along the H1-1 and then turn…

Skukuza 23-24th AugustAugust 2021

Skukuza 23-24th August

Monday, 23rd High cloud and calm weather greets me as I exit camp at 6am. I cross the Sabie and…

Skukuza 20-21-22nd AugustAugust 2021

Skukuza 20-21-22nd August

The following three days are similarly quiet with a chilly, south wind blowing. These conditions are not conducive to good…

Skukuza 19thAugust 2021

Skukuza 19th

Such are the laidback ways of the Skukuza faithful, that when I arrive at the gate at 5.45am, I am…

Satara-Skukuza 7-18thAugust 2021

Satara-Skukuza 7-18th

Much has happened since I last left Kruger on 1st March 2021. Joining Renette in Johannesburg, we made our way…

Shingwedzi – BergendalFebruary 2021

Shingwedzi – Bergendal

Photos of Shingwedzi Camp from my library Saturday, 28th February – Shingwedzi Another 28mm of rain falls during the night…

Shingwedzi 26th FebruaryFebruary 2021

Shingwedzi 26th February

Thursday Afternoon, 25th Shingwedzi is the most beautiful of camps spread out amongst the Mopane and Palm trees, At midday…

Shingwedzi 24-25th FebruaryFebruary 2021

Shingwedzi 24-25th February

Wednesday, 24th Whilst I have the opportunity I would like to get to Shingwedzi, some 180Km north of Satara. But…

Satara 22-23rd FebruaryFebruary 2021

Satara 22-23rd February

Monday, 22nd It is blustery and raining as I join the gate queue at a gloomy 5.30am. The Satara faithful…

Satara 20-21st FebruaryFebruary 2021

Satara 20-21st February

Saturday, 20th As planned, I set off to Lake Panic at 5.30am in partly cloudy, cool conditions. You will remember…

Skukuza 19th FebruaryFebruary 2021

Skukuza 19th February

One is lulled into a false sense of security here weatherwise. Last evening’s perfect light gave no indication that this…

Skukuza 9-18th FebruaryFebruary 2021

Skukuza 9-18th February

Again, my apologies for the break in comms. I have never had such a disjointed Kruger trip before. Flooding has…

Skukuza 5-8th FebruaryFebruary 2021

Skukuza 5-8th February

First of all, apologies for the sudden silence from me. You may remember the mysterious disappearance of my January blog…