Charming Chacma

Richard Brown Says, ” In a quiet corner of the lesser-known Maseke Private Game Reserve waits Chacma Bush Camp, a laid-back luxury oasis in the teeming wilds of the Greater Kruger.”  I’ve visited Chacma Bush Camp on more than one occasion, and each time was an absolute delight. Proprietor Luan Oosthuizen and sidekick Em Gatland…

Wild Dog at Chacma Swims to Catch Prey

May – Sep is the most common time of year to spot rare African wild dogs trotting through Greater Kruger. These nomadic wanderers cover a wide range and rarely remain sedentary in an area, unless its their denning period. Their denning period is generally between May – Sep, a period of time that delivers numerous…

The Week in Pics : Let There be Light..Footed Cats

A new week has breezed past our well-worn Week in Pictures path. I feel that we weren’t given much warning that yet another Tuesday was fast approaching.  The past week, we’ve been fumbling around in the dark, thanks to a few government-issued power cuts. Unfortunately, our provider (Eskom) hasn’t realised that we’re not big cat…

The Week in Pictures : Lion Cubs and Pouncing Predators

Lion cubs face a high mortality rate in the wild and are completely helpless when born, relying on their mother for nutrition and protection. Lionesses stash their cubs in den sites for the first few months of their life, ensuring they are protected from plundering scavengers and revengeful testosterone fuelled male lions seeking to take over…

#TheSafariLifestyle : Images from Our Heritage Day Celebrations

September 24th is Heritage Day in South Africa. A day to celebrate our rich and cultural heritage, and to revel in the diversity of our nation. It’s a day where we showcase our traditions, marvel at our colourful background, appreciate our variety of languages and take pride in our heritage. Heritage Day means something different for everyone…