One of my favourite Lodges

Exeter River Lodge on the River

Exeter River Lodge is one of my favourite game lodges in the Sabi Sands Game Reserve and is situated in the Western Sector which is great for game viewing. The lodge sits inbetween a grove of Ebony trees right on the Sand River and the rooms have stunning views of the river.  Exeter offers eight spacious luxurious suites…. [Read More]

Mara Bushops in Kenya

Dan Lally

Hi Celeste, Thank you for setting everything up for us; it was a perfect week! Mara Bushtops was fantastic and the drivers to/from the airport and hotel in Nairobi were great and always on time. Here is a pic of us having lunch in the bush one day. Thanks again! Dan

Stillborn Elephant Calf comes to Life

Stillborn Elephant Calf

Interesting video of what looks like a dead elephant calf, but amazing to see what happens after the mother elephant gives the calf a push! Taken on a sunset drive from Satara in the Kruger National Park in South Africa.

Skukuza Airport Re-Opened

Skukuza Airport

Celeste and I spent a few days in Kruger last week and went to visit the newly re-opened Skukuza Airport. This is a huge welcome for flights now between Skukuza and Johannesburg & Cape Town. There are 2 daily flights from Johannesburg and 1 daily flight from Cape Town. Below are the flight schedules. Flights… [Read More]

Lions attack Buffalo

Lions attack Buffalo

A Pride of Lions attack a herd of buffalo and bring down a female buffalo. Then the males in the herd attack the lions and save the female. Note how the one male buffalo helps the female get back onto her feet. This was filmed in the Kruger National Park in South Africa.

Baby Elephant survives Lion Attack

Elephant survives Lion attack

A 1 year old Elephant is attacked by a pride of 14 Lions after straying from his herd in the South Luangwa National Park in Zambia. Despite having 3 of the lionesses on his back at one point the elephant manages to throw them off by running into the water where the tide turns and… [Read More]

Staying at Chapungu Camp

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This stunning intimate camp is an exclusive lodge located in the Thornybush Private Game Reserve right next to the famous Kruger National Park. Chapungu is a luxury tented camp. It is five minutes to Hoedspruit airport and just a five hour drive from Johannesburg. This charming thatched lodge offers a great little curio shop and… [Read More]