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Sabi Sand 2022: Day 4 of 7

It has been a while since I continued writing this day-by-day account of our time in Sabi Sand Wildtuin.  Indeed, much has happened since then, with another international trip and a domestic trip, as well as a return to routine and normality.  To re-cap our third day, it was one of highs and lows, with [ continue reading ]

Sabi Sand 2022: Day 3 of 7

It was the beginning of a new day for us in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve, and also the beginning of a new month.  By now, we were well into the rhythm of safari life at Elephant Plains Game Lodge, with another early rise being par for the course.  I find that by the third [ continue reading ]

Sabi Sand 2022: Day 2 of 7

After a very exciting first day in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve (its official name is Sabi Sand Wildtuin), day two had arrived, and it would be our first full day in the African bushveld for this trip.  We had no idea what awaited us, which always makes for an adventure.  Unusually when we travel [ continue reading ]

Intense Week in Sabi Sand

We are back in Johannesburg now after an intense and emotional seven-day wildlife photographic safari in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve, South Africa.  Every day in the African bush is different.  Every game drive is different.  Every trip is different.  No matter how many times we do this, it is always intense, exciting and enormously [ continue reading ]

Back in South Africa

After ten years, and a very long and tedious flight, we are back in South Africa.  Mario met us at the OR Tambo International Airport, and we headed to our hotel a short distance away in Boksburg.  We headed out for a good dinner of steak and wine, and then returned to our hotel, exhausted [ continue reading ]

Abundance of Wildlife in Africa

As we have recently booked a trip back to Africa — something that we wish to do as often as possible — we have started to get into 'the zone', which has resulted in us watching movies about or set in Africa, as well as African wildlife documentaries.  While watching one documentary over the weekend [ continue reading ]