My Trip To Pongola Game Reserve- Charging Elephants, Playful Hyppo’s, And Glamping!

Pongola Game Reserve

Well, folks, let me take you on a wild ride through the Pongola Game Reserve, a place that’s not just your everyday park! Situated in the northeastern part of South Africa, this natural wonderland is nestled alongside the Pongola River and Lake Jozini, in the province of KwaZulu-Natal. Now, getting …

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7 Facts On The African Fish Eagle: Africa’s Most Iconic Raptor

facts on the african fish eagle

The African Fish eagle, just like the American bald eagle, is a bird synonymous with the African continent. The sound of its cry conjures images of rolling savannah plains full of great herds of zebras, antelopes, gazelles, and lions or cheetahs chasing after them, great rivers meandering slowly through the …

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Unveiling Richtersveld Transfrontier National Park – A Wilderness Odyssey

Richtersveld Transfrontier National Park

As the name suggests, the Richtersveld Transfrontier National Park straddles the border between Namibia and South Africa. At first glance, this gem of a place looks quite desolate, harsh, incredibly hot, and dry. There is some truth in that since some parts of the Richtersveld area receive less than 50 …

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Discovering ‘Roberts Birds of Southern Africa’: Tales From The Sky, A Book Review!

Roberts Birds of Southern Africa

“Roberts Birds of Southern Africa” is a well-known and comprehensive field guide for birdwatching in the southern African region. It’s considered one of the most authoritative references for bird identification in this area. The book is authored by Hugh Chittenden, Greg Davies, and Ingrid Weiersbye, and it’s named after Austin …

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Robben Island Museum: Where Past Meets Present In A Powerful Tale Of Resilience

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Robben Island is South Africa’s largest island and it has a long, rich and muddied history. The island was once a stopover for passing ships in Table Bay, then a prison, a whaling station, and a leper colony. But its significance lies with the Robben Island museum and the maximum …

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