Week in Pictures: Solid Gold

Solid gold could describe the rich ambers and apricots of the sunsets and the sunrises of the bush, or the immeasurable value of the safari offerings in the secret corners of the Kruger Park and northern Botswana. Solid gold is an expression used to describe the best of the best, the most treasured, the most precious….

Top Safari Sightings at Africa on Foot and nThambo

We are in the quarter-year holiday phase (already!) and it looks like the bush is in as high spirits as we are about it. The long Easter weekend produced some serious excitement, and game drives at nThambo Tree Camp and Africa on Foot were filled with mud-loving elephants, sneaking leopards, sister lionesses, sunlit buffalo herds, and…

Week in Pics : Roll on the Festive Long Weekend

The long weekend is approaching and there are many of us looking forward to the well-earned break. If you’re celebrating Easter, then consider these images a gift from the Easter bunny. If you’re not celebrating Easter, then consider this a visual and virtual gift to be enjoyed over the long weekend. Highlights from the Week…

The View from nThambo Tree Camp, Klaserie

Relaxing on your private balcony, raised to eye level with the treetops, enjoying the cool breeze and the presence of birdsong is a dreamlike reality for some, and at nThambo Tree Camp, it is where the fun only begins. Vistas from the guest’s special treehouse-style chalets include a panoramic look at the Drakensberg Mountains on the…

Week in Pictures: Winter is Coming

Gradually, quietly, the thick summer jungle is thinning out, bronzing, and revealing the timber beneath its leaves. Could it be true? Winter is coming. It seems a particularly difficult summer to let go of this year, after last year’s drought, which all but strangled the life out of Kruger. The summer months brought relief when…

Twitchers Be Crazy! Birding in Botswana Has Never Been Better

Calling all Twitchers! Tuskers Bush Camp has become a birding destination of dreams over the wet season, which has brought heavy and widespread rains to Botswana. The vast Kwatale Conservancy, in which Tuskers is exclusively located, offers unchartered territory and its network of pans have filled to the brim, inviting a smorgasbord of both resident…