Week in Pics : The ‘Veld is Heaving with Predator Sightings

This week we’ve been inundated with images from our rangers and photographers. It appears that the bushveld is heaving with predator sightings and the big five also appear to be putting on a show for us. From the rare suspended Nile crocodile in the Okavango Delta to the thirsty elephant bull visiting the lodge pool…

Week in Pics : Time for Change

The change of season is upon us, which means we witness a flurry of new activity in the safari world. As we edge into a new season, we innately understand that change is inevitable and sometimes hard. Humans tend to come down with ailments at the start of a new season, while our wildlife just…

Week in Pics : Winter Snaps its Icy Fingers

The leaves are falling from the trees onto the greying landscape below, and the bushveld is slowly thinning out. The ground cover is moving from carpets of velvet greens to cropped crunchy browns – it is clear that the winter months are upon us. Availability of water is becoming scarcer, which means animals flock to readily…

Week in Pictures: Nature’s Inspiration

Our human desire to seek inspiration is neverending. We find inspiration in people, in hobbies, in smells, sights, sounds, and tastes, and we certainly find inspiration in nature. The great outdoors hold some of the greatest and most natural beauty of this earth, and when it is left to its own devices, it comes across as even…

Week in Pictures: Picture This…

These are the moments of the week that deserved a second glance, and now deserve to be celebrated as everlasting images of an African afternoon, a dewy morning in the bush, or a breathless moment under the beating sun. The invention of photography has certainly changed our world. Being able to show and demonstrate something…

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….

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…

Week in Pics : The Genius of Genus Panthera

The Felidae family comprises the genus Panthera which refers to lions, leopards, tigers, jaguar and snow leopards. Snow leopards aren’t common in the bushveld; but our precious Panthera pardus (leopard) and Panthera leo (lion) are found in abundance throughout Botswana and Kruger. Now that you’re more aware of the taxonomic hierarchy of our cats, it’s…

Feeling the Frequency of the Kwatale Concession

Tuskers Bush Camp lies deep within Botswana’s unexplored tract of land in the Kwatale Concession and is proving to be quite consistent with big game sightings. Large bovids, intelligent pachyderms and elusive cats are beginning to, more so than ever, emerge from the thickets and reveal their presence. The frequency of sightings has definitely improved since the…