Coffee with the (meerkat) mob

If you’ve been following our story, you will know that I have a soft-spot in my heart for certain creatures…and one of them, is meerkats. Besides their cute-factor, I love how they work together as a team to survive. Let’s be honest, their small size, largely inhospitable habitat of choice and the fact that they […]

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Eastern Cape Safari: Amakhala Game Reserve

I have a serious case of post-holiday blues today. I’ve been back home for 2 weeks and everything is back to normal again. I have been glancing back at my photo’s from this last trip and I am reminded of the wonderful safari experience we had at Woodbury Tented Camp in Amakhala Game Reserve. Amakhala […]

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Tamboti: My Favourite Camp in Kruger

So…I am not against camping, as a child we spent many weekends camping in game reserves, at the beach and even in our garden. But these days, I’m not so keen. It’s just having to unpack and pack-up your entire ”home” that gets to me! Tented camps give you the best of both worlds; it […]

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Sun, sand and sea turtles

Sunset. This is the perfect time to start patrolling the sandy beach. Equipped with a water bottle and a camera, we head into the darkness echoed by crashing waves. Near the high tide mark, we spot unusual animal tracks. A female sea turtle has come ashore to look for a suitable nesting site. She meticulously […]

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Breaking Bread in the Karoo Midlands

Confession…I am a terribly clumsy cook so I must be honest, I was quite nervous for this hands-on cooking experience. I generally limit myself to making pre-mix muffins and roast chicken pieces because I tend to make a gigantic mess or I burn/overcook dishes. But my self-doubt floated off as soon when we received such […]

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