Grootkolk is a remote camp situated north of the bigger Nossob camp in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park. Here the vegetation has changed from the red dunes of the south to savanna. We always see the most beautiful sunsets at Grootkolk. It is also big predator country – lions and leopards often pass through the camp, and sometimes even stay close to the waterhole for a couple of days. On game drives close by we have also seen cheetah.
During our visit there this year, we shared the camp with a group of friends. On the evening I described in the post Campfire story: The Last Outpost, we all gathered at the communal fireplace to have a braai (barbecue). It was a very good evening to be there, as we got to see the “resident leopard” which had been living close to the camp . . . Read more . . .