Mawuwani : July 2012 Wildlife Journal

Dayone male

In July, we experienced typical lowveld (Mpumalanga) winter conditions. The mornings and evenings were chilly, averaging around 5° Celsius and then warming up to 30° Celsius by midday. The 'bush babies' or hot water bottles have remained popular with guests clutching onto them during the cold mornings. One of the highlights for the winter months …

Indaba 2012

Indaba 2012 - It is always terrific to catch up with so many of our travel partners and associates.                Albert Luthuli Convention Centre (Durban ICC), South Africa INDABA is one of the largest tourism marketing events on the African calendar and one of the top three ‘must visit’ events of its kind on the global calendar. It  showcases …

“Africa is for the whole family to enjoy”.

The heavy floods cut-off access to Inyati

Thank you all for the wishes during the floods. The lodge is fine, only the lower deck and our treehouse experienced the wra th of the Sand river. Luckily the lodge was built above the fifty year floodline. Our river views have dramatically improved, a beautiful sand bank has formed and the flood has cleared …

December December 2011 Wildlife Journal

Elephant (Loxodonta africana

Wildlife Journal December 2011 by Khimbini Hlongwane.

Wildlife Journal August 2011 by Khimbini Hlongwane

Summer has finally arrived and the first migratory birds have returned from the winter vacations bringing with them warmer days .The water level has dropped considerably in Sand River and most of our water holes and we are seeing a lot of birdlife on the fringes of the water ways looking for food sources. The …

Painted Predators by Keith Jenkinson

Painted predators The spirit of “Ubuntu” is a philosophy that is on many a South Africans’ lips these days. The philosophy is based on all humans being interdependent irrespective of race, creed or social status. In short it boils down to the thought pattern of “I am because you are”. Few people realise how dependant …

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