The Lion, the Ranger and the Wardrobe

You’ve probably ingested numerous descriptive vignettes about the mind-blowing scenery and abundance of wildlife scattered throughout the Kruger.  And you’ve no doubt been flooded with a cluster of animal photos and videos via social media.  The online world creates the perfect visual for you. What the online world cannot do is provide a smell for…

Wild Dogs For Africa ! A Week Of Mayhem !

This week there have been prolific African wild dog sightings throughout the nThambo Tree Camp and Africa on Foot traverse within the Klaserie Private Nature Reserve. A pack of 32 African wild dogs made their public debut two consecutive days in a row, which pleased both rangers and guests. Jochen, our resident photographer, thinks they…

Drinking Glen Grant Whisky with Lions in Africa

I never drink whisky and when I do, it’s normally mixed with coke. I never hang out with lions and when I do, I don’t normally drink whisky. Especially not Glen Grant single malt Scotch whisky. Ok, let me back track a bit and briefly tell you how we ended up drinking whisky with lions…

Giraffe at nDzuti

Photos from Our Game Drive at nDzuti

Here are a few snapshots from last night’s game drive at nDzuti. We managed to spot hippo walking out of a dam, giraffe and a rather anxious rhino.  While we were sitting around the campfire after our game drive, we noticed jackal, hyena and honey badgers at the waterhole. The nDzuti waterhole has seen a…

Sunset at nDzuti

LIVE Safari Diary: We Grace nDzuti with our presence

While sitting at the back of the open-topped Land Rover, Zeena looked at me with a sense of wonderment and exclaimed, “Ag. When you smell that smell you know you have ARRIVED.” Zeena and I are currently staying at nDzuti Safari Camp in the Klaserie Private Nature Reserve. This is the second time we have…