Satara 31st Jan

Satara 31st Jan

Thursday, 31st January This is our last 4.30am call to the gate and we make our way southward in the dark heading for Mwaswitsonto. The usual hyena are out of their culverts lying in the road and just before the…

Satara 29-30th Jan

Satara 29-30th Jan

Tuesday, 29th January The sky gives every indication that the rainy weather spell has ended. Today we want to visit one of my favourite spots – the Sweni causeway down Nwanetsi way. At 5am we head down the main tarred…

Satara 27-28th Jan

Satara 27-28th Jan

Sunday, 27th January Right on forecaster yr.no’s schedule, rain starts to beat down at 10pm last night. Not violent but enough to rapidly form puddles and have water rushing down the camp roads. By 1am it subsides and in the…

Satara 25-26th Jan

Satara 25-26th Jan

Friday, 25th January Sweni (S126) is our favourite Satara road but it is only 9Km from camp. This means that if we leave camp at 4.30am we will travel a good deal of the way in darkness – not good…

Satara 23-24th Jan

Satara 23-24th Jan

Wednesday, 23rd January It is cloudy and dull with a light south wind blowing so we change plan and head down the Nwanetsi River road (S100). Although not as lush as Nwaswisonto, the grass is quite high – enough for…

Home to Satara 21-22nd Jan

Home to Satara 21-22nd Jan

Kruger Park 2019 – A five month trip covering the length and breadth The longest continuous spell that we have ever spent in Kruger was 36 days in February/March 2017. We loved it so much that we were both sad…