Early morning in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park (in the Kalahari). Three lions striding purposefully forward, towards a herd of Wildebeest. To select their next meal. As it turned out the Wildebeest were quickly on to the lions (they weren’t being very sneaky about it!), and made an escape. To join in the fun go to: […]
The Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park in the Kalahari, is always the source of plenty of surprises. You will come around a bend in the road, and suddenly there will be a cheetah walking along the road. Or something will suddenly pop it’s head out of an empty looking hole in the ground. And a tree often […]
Our cat Lucy is a delicate creature, with soft delicate little paws . . . which become lethal weapons when those claws come out!
They look just like big, friendly pussy cats don’t they? Yet all over the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park (in an area known as the Kalahari), there are warnings that visitors should not get out of their vehicles. Or even dangle bits of themselves outside of their vehicles. Even if it doesn’t look like there are any […]
If you go down to the woods today You’re sure of a big surprise. If you go down to the woods today You’d better go in disguise. For every bear that ever there was Will gather there for certain, because Today’s the day the teddy bears have their picnic. That is the beginning of a […]
This post is part of Kalahari Series II – 2011. The previous post in the series is Nossob. Also see Kalahari Series I – 2009. Date: 18 September 2011 – Approximately 09:00 Place: Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park. On a game drive north of the Grootkolk wilderness camp (see map). On the left side of the road is […]
This post is part of Kalahari Series II – 2011. The previous post in the series is The Long Road North – Upington. Also see Kalahari Series I – 2009. Date: 11 September 2011 – Approximately 09:3o Place: Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park. On a game drive on the Twee Riverien – Mata Mata road north of Urikaruus […]