Archive | March 29, 2011

The story behind the lion photo

So after doing some Google research, I finally found what looks like the story behind the “Camping in the Kalahari” photo. It is far more scary than I initially imagined. The story first appeared in Afrikaans in Die Burger on the 19 March 2011, with an English translation posted online on The Witness site. You […]

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If you thought I was kidding . . .

In yesterday’s post I wrote about hyenas sniffing and pawing at my canvas “cabin”, and I’ve previously told stories of predators wandering through the other wilderness camps we have stayed in. If you thought I was kidding, you need to take a look at the photograph in this post (see Camping in the Kalahari). As […]

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