The game count we did in the Wild West sector on Sunday was much more successful than the Gemsbok study at the start of last week as we saw Gemsbok, Springbok and Red hearted beast. Half way through the game count we decided to climb a mountain called Jenga to see if we… Read More

Week Three Early Sunday morning a large group of us got up early to see if they could spot a leopard on the bait. Two minutes in leopards were sighted by Dr Dre and we all locked on to them through the binoculars (except Max who was busy dreaming about Leopards), an amazing moment as… Read More

Week one of our Namibian adventure, and it’s fair to say we were thrown into it at the deep end.   After our twelve-hour flight, four miss-placed bags in Johannesburg, three of which were found when the rest of us arrived in Upington, a short stop at the Guest House to get the rest of… Read More

The arrival of Jackie and Chloe brought on a new round of luck with animals this week. Hanging onto the land cruiser for dear life as Red veered off-piste we followed a herd of mountain zebra, eland and a couple of gemsbok who were all grazing together. Our camera traps also proved fruitful with over… Read More

Week 2 has seen us hopping from Namibia to South Africa rafting down the Orange River. In between the rapids, we drifted down basking in the sun, our paddles unused, spotting pied kingfishers, darters and fish eagles (and for the lucky few a family of otters). The rapids became slightly more challenging as the days… Read More

This week started very exciting for us, because we’ve got the chance to be part of a “game capture”. For that we had to drive to the “Oas Stables”, where a very lovely guy called Mantie and his wife Pennie welcomed us. The phrase “My friend”,which Mantie used a lot, is still stuck in our… Read More

As we all arrived to a sunny Uppington after long flights, we hooked up with Red and started our 4-hour drive, most of which consisted of catching up on sleep and checking our bags hadn’t fallen off! Once we got to Oana we were straight away welcomed with sights of animals and ridiculous views. Our… Read More