elephant eating in the kruger

One blinking little light!

Imagine this. You’re on an elephant bull sighting, nothing out of the ordinary – a young elephant bull grazing about 30 meters from you. Your guests are from Canada and the USA, they arrived a few hours earlier and you … Read More

hornbill in kruger

Walking towards freedom: Guiding in the Kruger National Park

There are two important reasons why I am still passionate about guiding in the Kruger National Park. The first is that I know that every game drive or bush walk I conduct will be different from the last one. The … Read More

zebras in the kruger

Zebras in the Kruger – Just horsing around?

Zebras are intriguing to look at, to watch and to contemplate. Their body colouration demands question. Let’s try to unravel the mystery of zebra stripes, and unwind the colour scheme to see if we can make any sense of why … Read More

lion kill in kruger

A morning walk in the Kruger

Kruger Weather (overhead) conditions: early morning mist, cloudy but lifting with a gentle south-westerly breeze, turning slightly. Walk in southerly direction from the main road (S110) wind direction is south. Approximately 100 metres further see two white rhinos – cow … Read More