Bush walks at Bushmans Kloof
20 Seconds of Insane Courage

“You know, sometimes all you need is twenty seconds of insane courage. Just literally twenty seconds of just embarrassing bravery. And I promise you, something great will come of it.” – Benjamin Mee, We Bought a Zoo I remember hearing these words for the first time, watching as Matt Damon, playing Benjamin Mee in the film, […]

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The Sisterhood of the Animal Kingdom

While the world still gets its mind around what a woman wants, let’s look at what a woman is, as revealed in the African wilderness. On our recent safari to Morukuru Family in the Madikwe Game Reserve, the females of the Animal Kingdom provided us with the answer. Or rather, answers. Because a woman is not […]

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Horseback Riding on the African Plains
If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster

The words of Rudyard Kipling’s poem, “If”, have remained with me throughout life. They’re that shoebox of family photographs you dust off and flip through once in a while, to remind yourself of who you are, where you’ve been… The poem hung on the passage wall in my family home. The more I glimpsed the words, read them, pondered them, […]

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9 Animal Instincts In The Wilderness Of Londolozi

There is no place greater for instinct to thrive than in the wild. Here, the natural order of things rules – an order we as human beings are so aptly equipped for if we just silence our minds and let that unplaceable ‘gut instinct’ take over. While we make this transition, moving from city life to safari […]

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Londolozi
For Everything There Is A Season | Londolozi In The Dry Season

“The measure of intelligence is the ability to change.” ― Albert Einstein intelligent – ɪnˈtɛlɪdʒ(ə)nt/ (adjective) a. having or showing intelligence, especially of a high level. b. able to vary its state or action in response to varying situations and past experience. The majority of us may not be as intelligent as Einstein, but we’re definitely not […]

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Camp Jabulani
6 Lessons Leopards Can Teach Us About Life

She did not want to be found. Were it not for the herd of impalas surrounding her, she wouldn’t have been. The young female leopard’s spots made her almost undetectable behind the low branches of the bush, as she hunched over her kill – the impala that didn’t get away. The herd, as if tattletaling on the leopard, barked loudly to […]

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The Secret Life of Cats

Safaris let you enter the secret life of the cat, The Big Cats, and their world of revealing personalities and talents. Discover more about the big cats of Africa in today’s blog.

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Beverly Joubert
10 things I want people to know about Kenya

“This could be titled ‘Why I love Kenya’ so be ready for some unabashed positive messages about the country,” says Dereck Joubert, whose ode to Kenya we had to share with you, particularly as queries around the country continue.   If you’re harbouring any doubt about travelling to this part of Africa, from the Maasai Mara, “a National Geographic film, on […]

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