The Week in Pictures: We’re All Going on a Summer Holiday

Northern Botswana has received its first big rains, which were dealt generously over the Kwatale Conservancy where Tuskers Bush Camp is located. Cracked pans bore old hoof imprints, which had hardened and become fossilised. Giant indentations in old mud wallows lay frozen in time, revealing the footprints of the last elephant to have enjoyed its…

Week in Pictures: The Day of Reconciliation

It’s the Day of Reconciliation in South Africa, marking the anniversary of the end of Apartheid and the union of the nation. As the country celebrates, we reflect on its natural treasures, and marvel at the raw and untainted wilderness that surrounds us. South Africa is historical, unique, and full of diversity, and our wildlife…

Week in Pictures : Bushveld Peace Amidst Festive Mayhem

The end of the year is fast approaching and with it comes a flurry of activity, chaotic lifestyles and a sense of a relief that the year is finally drawing to a close. The bushveld? Well, that always seems to maintain its calm demeanor and a place to find a sense of solace. The only…

Family-Friendly Safari at Africa on Foot

Set in the vast and remote Kruger bushveld lies the authentic and much-loved safari camp, Africa on Foot. Located in the Klaserie Private Nature Reserve, this camp has remained a firm favourite among safari-goers from around the world and is also the recipient of many prestigious awards. It’s authentic, affordable and has not become overly…

Hercules Pride Feast on a Buffalo Kill

The indomitable Hercules Pride was spotted looking as fierce as ever as they chowed down on a buffalo carcass recently. This elusive pride is always a treat to see, and due to their scarcity, we only catch up with them every so often when they venture out of their mostly untraversed territory. The 4 subadults…

Week in Pictures: Rain and Relief

With the twelfth month of the year officially underway, we can look back on the past year’s transition from drought and devastation to a blossoming Garden of Eden. The bush is always invigorated and full of life, even when the landscape looks parched, but there is something about the buzz of summer, and the weight…

VIDEO: Front Row Seats at a Lion Kill in Klaserie

After catching up with the Breakaway lionesses and one Mapoza male yesterday morning looking decidedly lazy and content with sleeping all day, we were hoping the cooler evening hours would coax them into action. Well, action was what we got! Afternoon game drive took a dramatic turn at Africa on Foot and nThambo Tree Camp…