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Kruger National Park

Birds of Kruger

One of my favourite things about Kruger is the amazing variety of birds found in the bushveld; absolute heaven for a self-confessed bird nerd. The interesting perches chosen by the birds add to the photographic potential. The use of the... Continue Reading →

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Watery wildlife

A new discovery for us in Kruger was the hide at Lake Panic, near the Skukuza rest camp. The light wasn't great when we were there which made bird photography quite tricky but I did manage to capture some of... Continue Reading →

Kruger elephants

This young elephant gave us a bit of an uneasy moment when it started shaking its head and trunk. They were quite close and moving towards where we were stopped on the causeway, level with the river bed. Luckily it... Continue Reading →

Birds and buffalo

Satara is a lovely camp - we all wished for more nights there. What should have been a post-lunch siesta time was spent stalking birds, like this lovely Mourning dove, in front of the rondavels (the round thatched huts typical... Continue Reading →

Misty morning in Kruger

We were all up bright and early on our first morning in the park - except it wasn't really very bright at all, rather it was misty and quite gloomy for the first couple of hours. Undeterred we set off... Continue Reading →

Afternoon drive to Satara

We were very lucky with elephant sightings throughout our trip. I could have spent ages watching this group drinking and splashing about at the waterhole, but we did have to keep going to make Satara before the gates closed. Catching... Continue Reading →

Golden first day in Kruger National Park

Our main reason for visiting South Africa last year was to celebrate my parents' golden wedding with a family trip to the Kruger National Park, one of the oldest and largest game reserves in Africa. For my sister and I,... Continue Reading →

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