Week in Pics : Colour and Camouflage

The week in pictures has tied in quite nicely with “World Photography Day“! Thank you to all of our rangers, photographers and those who capture moments in nature at our camps. Without you, this journey would not be possible. We certainly have an array of colourful species peppered throughout the Kruger. Their bright display of…

Week in Pictures: Moments of Mad Beauty

This week in pictures we’ve been astounded by the breathtaking landscapes serving as backdrops to our hungry predators and innocent herbivores. There are moments of mad beauty and strange angles caught on camera by photographers Jochen, Em, Kevin and Chloe. This week in pictures certainly celebrates the exquisite natural beauty of the landscapes, surpassed only by…

Week in Pictures: A Week to Remember

This week, we’ve celebrated elephants, been awed by lions, laughed at hyenas, and ogled leopards in all their glory. It’s been a week of big game encounters, breath-taking sunsets, stellar skies, and experiences to last a lifetime; and now we get to play back our favourite moments to you in the form of our Week…

Klaserie Walking Safari : What to Expect

There are parts of Africa best explored by foot. Discovering the continent with nothing between your feet and the earth, transports you back to the beginning of time. However, it’s not always safe and possible to explore the spoils of this land by foot; unless you join Africa on Foot for a walking safari that will take you…

Week in Pictures : Lions, Leopards and Everything in Between

Welcome to the “Week in Pictures”, a time to celebrate the events of the week. This week, across the board, we’ve seen a marked increase in big cat sightings. That’s not to say we haven’t enjoyed a wealth of other sightings such as plains game, pachyderms and rare creatures. Here’s the update and photos from the…

Week in Pics: Where the Wild Things Are

Maurice Sendak famously wrote and illustrated a children’s book called “Where the Wild Things Are”, which shot to fame in the early 1960’s. We’ve decided that his inspiration surely must have been Botswana and Kruger during the winter time. This week in pictures, we’ve received endless wildlife reports – it appears Botswana and Kruger are pumping…

Meet Linki Mdlovu: Umkumbe’s Head of Housekeeping

When you arrive at a safari lodge and think twice before jumping on the bed for fear of destroying the beautiful flower display, you know that care and thought have been put into your arrival. Linki Mdlovu is Umkumbe Safari Lodge’s Head of Housekeeping, and she is certainly one of those quietly celebrating the gorgeousness of…