Arrived

A five hour drive to Lydenburg followed our flight and a pleasant and restful overnight stay at ‘De Ark’ guesthouse gave us time to recover and re-charge the batteries. Since the last time we were in South Africa I have had the opportunity to upgrade my photo kit and now proudly own a Canon EOS7D…

South Africa Here We Come!

Off to South Africa again to rid ourselves of the disappointment of the Christmas cancellation. We were booked from Manchester to Johannesburg via Munich on Lufthansa, avoiding Heathrow at all costs! The outbound flight was delayed and then met further delay when a landing slot at Munich was announced as being +1:20 meaning that we…

Numbi to Berg-En-Dal Camp

Sunday saw two visits to Lake Panic, a truly wild place with a fantastic range of sights and sounds that will linger in the memory. The temperature at 6:00am was barely 2.5°C, this gave a mystical appearance to the Lake with mist slowly rising above the slumbering Hippos. As the day cleared and the sun…