Tag: Kruger National Park

Damned if They Do, Damned if They Don’t

Rhino Horn Cures Asians, But What Cures Ignorance

Inyati nominated in the “Best guiding team in Africa” category of The Safari Awards 2014.

We have been nominated in the “Best guiding team in Africa” category of The Safari Awards 2014. Voting is quick and easy, so please could we ask for a few minutes of your time to vote for us now? http://www.safariawards.com/southafrica/inyatigamelodge

What perfume to wear on an African safari

Impala jumps into tourist car to escape Cheetahs

+ INY Dagga boy HULK

Useful South African Phrases

South Africa has 11 different national languages – English is the most commonly spoken language in official and commercial public life but only the sixth most spoken language in terms of numbers. Zulu is normally spoken in the Durban area whilst Xhosa is spoken by the locals in Cape Town. Also bear in mind that Afrikaans was regarded as the language of the old … Read More Useful South African Phrases

March 2013 Safari Journal

The weather: The last rumbles of thunder have faded into the distance and the flickering lightning is finally stilled. Summer is ending and the cool breath of the tropical winter touches us. It ruffles the surface of the water and shakes leaves which are already turning gold. The afternoon showers provided a refreshing relief from the warm days and cleared the air to reveal … Read More March 2013 Safari Journal

+ Othawa Pride

February 2013 Safari Journal

The weather: Nyenyenyani / February in the heart of the Sabi Sand Game Reserve has been a month of sudden showers and spectacular sunsets, of stalking lions and stealthy leopards.  Early mornings are concealed by heavy drapes of rolling mist, which gradually unfurl to reveal magical apparitions of silver cobwebs, crystal drenched grasses, dazzling zebra strips and angelic giraffes floating against the foreground of … Read More February 2013 Safari Journal

Rhino Rescue Project – Inyati and the Sabi Sand Reserve

What does the treatment entail? The horn is treated by infusing it with an indelible dye that contaminates the horn and renders it useless for ornamental – or medicinal use. A full DNA sample is harvested and three matching identification microchips are inserted into the horns and the animal itself. At the owners discretion, the indelible dye can be mixed with with special compound … Read More Rhino Rescue Project – Inyati and the Sabi Sand Reserve

+ Dayone male leopard

Nsunguti / January – 2013 Wildlife Journal

The weather: We had some good rains again this January, dropping a drenching 170mm in 1 day. Most of the rains came in the form of afternoon thundershowers. We experienced another flood this year. The Sand river has been transformed into a mighty torrent of water and many of the smaller drainage lines were not crossable .The area is really looking very green and … Read More Nsunguti / January – 2013 Wildlife Journal

RHINO FACT FILE: Rhino Action Group Effort

What is the problem? By the end of October 2011, over 350 rhinos had been killed by poachers. Most of these were in the Kruger National Park. Last year, 333 rhinos were killed illegally by poachers, 10 were black rhinos which are critically endangered. This total death count is nearly three times more than in 2009. Poaching is being carried out by well-organised criminal … Read More RHINO FACT FILE: Rhino Action Group Effort

Increase in the Ulusaba airstrip passenger taxes and SSW gate entrance fee for 2012

Dear Valued SupplierINCREASE IN THE ULUSABA PASSENGER TAXES & SSW GATE ENTRANCE FEE FOR 2012Please take note that there will be an increase in the landing fees and passenger taxes for Ulusaba Airstrip for 2012:· The per person fee has increased to R150 per person · A landing fee of R1 490will be charged per aircraft for private chartersThe new rates will be applicable … Read More Increase in the Ulusaba airstrip passenger taxes and SSW gate entrance fee for 2012

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