The Week in Pictures : A Mixology of Sightings

The rains have arrived! The Lowveld’s already flourishing landscape was treated to drinks courtesy of the water-laden storm clouds. The clouds were threatening to unleash their open-bar attitude and throw liquid at all terrestrial creatures. The storm clouds eventually declared open-bar and released their rains. When the rains hit, you can smell the bushveld, feel…

The Week in Pictures : Elephants Gorge on Marula Fruits

We trust that you’ll forgive us for not delivering last week’s edition of the Week in Pictures. Today we’ll make it up to you with images of sunsets smouldering on the horizon, stolen moments with voracious predators, colossal and commanding giant herbivores, and vain plains game zigzagging across the verdant emerald landscapes. We’re still in…

The Week in Pictures : Avian Delights, Big Cat Carnivals, and Lush Landscapes

The safari industry refers to the summer season in Kruger as “emerald season”, and for good reason. When the rains pelt down and smother the dry landscape with water, the bushveld awakens from its drab slumber. Those bland branches give birth to plush greenery, and migrant birds flock to the region for its ample supply…

Celebrate Right at Walkers Bush Villa

Struggling with ideas on how to celebrate a big milestone? How does an exclusive-use luxury villa in the heart of the Timbavati sound? Walkers Bush Villa in the Greater Kruger is the ultimate luxury bush getaway. Think ‘Out of Africa’, and then some. Lavish air-conditioned rooms, wide open living areas, a sprawling stoep and expansive…

Do the Wild in Style at Walkers Bush Villa

Karen Blixen can eat her heart out. When it comes to style, elegance and unapologetic luxury in the heart of the bush, Walkers Bush Villa is without rival. If you’ve had a taxing year and feel like you deserve to treat yourself and your nearest to a relaxing, fully catered experience at a private game…

The Week in Pictures : Landscapes and Lazy Days

We’re a day late with our Week in Pictures blog post, but we thought we’d keep you in suspense. We trust our latest gallery of wildlife images fresh from the bushveld will make up for the arduous wait. It’s abundantly clear that the bushveld is experiencing a marked change in weather patterns affecting the landscape, which…

#TheSafariLifestyle : Sunsets and Safari Cuisine at Walkers Bush Villa

This week the chocoholics of the world celebrate their love for sugar and cocoa beans. It’s international chocolate week, which is an excuse to enrobe anything and everything with velvet textured chocolate goodness. It’s clearly the week to celebrate one of life’s many hedonistic pleasures, which is why we’ve decided to indulge in the gourmet splendour…

The Week in Pictures : Cubs, Cats and Carnivores

Last week Monday was Heritage Day, which means we skipped the Week in Pictures in favour of celebrating our heritage. As a result, we owe you a bumper edition of updates and images. Highlights from the week include : cheetah sightings, lion cub sightings, and new developments in lion pride dynamics. The theme this week…