As we were driving along on a dusty road on a cold, windy day in the Kalahari, Willie’s eye caught this African Wild Cat in the crook of a tree ...
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There are times when we stop, we sit still. We listen and breezes from a whole other world begin to whisper. ― James Carroll These photos were taken at a local bird hide which looks out over a lake. It’s very peaceful there, although not always quiet. Breezes rustle through the reeds, frogs croak, insects […]
Guest post by Willie A tall grey shadow has been cast over South Africa for almost a week now. South Africans have many emotions about the passing of one of the most iconic figures of our time. When the massive display of grief on the passing of Nelson Mandela becomes a bit overpowering, it is […]
For this week’s photo challenge on Focus, I’ve chosen a photograph of an African Wild Cat which was taken last week in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park. This photograph was taken at quite a distance, so it proved to be a little tricky to keep the cat in focus instead of the background.
This week’s photo challenge is The Golden Hour, which Cheri Lucas Rowlands explains as follows: “In photography, the “golden hour” is the first and last hour of sunlight of the day. Photographers venture out on sunrise hikes or sunset treks to capture a magical shot, due to the quality of the light during that time […]
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There is one word that is universally understood and that expresses the same intensity of feeling in all languages. Wow! What started out as a tick on my bucket list, ended off as a personal pilgrimage for me. But in the end, I completed the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. I…
Hannah was first featured on this blog in a post called How Hannah got her Peanut “back”, about her role in raising a baby rhino. Now she’s back to tell another personal story about the occupational hazards of working with wild animals in a game reserves, and the worries that she, as a Reserve Ecologist’s […]