Breakaway Lionesses Reunite!

We all love a happy ending, and last week we were confronted with the possibility of losing one of the Ross Breakaway lionesses, only to discover both lionesses well and side-by-side over the weekend and again this morning. This is how the story went… Last week, Africa on Foot guide, Greg Moran, found the older of…

Week in Pictures: African Nostalgia

It’s a tough job having to select the best photographic captures of the week; sifting through folders of outstanding safari moments and bookmarking the ones that evoke emotion, admiration, and nostalgia. We are tasked with the job of flipping through albums of wildlife action caught on camera, sunsets that warm the soul, and quiet moments shared…

Week in Pics: A Different Perspective on the Wild

There’s been a gentle patter of rain falling onto the thirsty grounds of the Kruger. Although not enough to make a major dent in the arid bushveld, some rain is better than nothing. And it appears that a wealth of wildlife have emerged from the thickets to display a set of unique behaviours. This week…

Bellies Full of Buffalo for Mapoza and Breakaway Lions

This morning’s game drive at nThambo Tree Camp was a spectacular affair of wildlife, and we reckon the highlight of the safari was seeing the Mapoza male lions with the Ross Breakaway lionesses feeding on a fresh buffalo kill! These well known females were on the social media news most recently when they lost a…

Kruger Birding Checklist : Facts and Feathers

Let’s inject a bit of colour into our blogging world and focus on the feathers of the Kruger. With over 500 species fluttering about in the lowveld, it’s a near impossible task to cover them all in one post. We’re going to give the facts about our most commonly spotted feathered friends. Whatever the weather, the birds…