Today at the supermarket I saw a couple of things that would have the social media keyboard warriors in an absolute frenzy in Australia, so I had to grab a quick snap! Hot Cross Buns for sale.....in October FFS! Imagine if this was the case in Australia....we go into social media meltdown if these little … Continue reading Stuff seen today that would cause uproar in Oz!
Our final morning meant pack up day - a very sad day on so many levels. Sad in that we had to leave, we all had to depart ways with the Aussie crowd heading back to Oz and me to Cape Town, and even more sad in that we allowed Captain to bore us all … Continue reading Safari 2018 – End of the Road in Kruger
Finally the day had come, or last day and evening at camp Twanana. A bitter-sweet day of what has been a truly memorable experience for us all. This was another chance for some of us to head to Mopani for some 'work' and charging, or the excuse for a coffee, as others simply chilled and … Continue reading Safari 2018 – 18th July – Last Day at Twanana
Following on from the big day yesterday all had agreed a day of chill was needed. A few of us decided to head into Mopani to have a real coffee and charge our devices and others simply hung around the camp site. John pulled out his poker set and the epic inaugural Twanana Poker Championship … Continue reading Safari 2018 – 17th July – Chill Day at Base Camp
Today was a 5am start to begin a road trip in search of the mighty Big 5 - Elephant, Lion, Buffalo, Leopard and Rhino. We had to tell the Captain it was 5am, so he would be ready for a 5.40am departure, as we decided no one was waiting. It was dark...very dark when we … Continue reading Safari 2018 – 16th July – In search of the Big 5
Twanana is a Ranger's camp situated about 20 minutes from Mopani in the Kruger National Park. The camp is not available to the public, and is only accessible via having a connection to the Ranger. Fortunately for us, John and Marisa have such a connection and they have been lucky to have been coming here … Continue reading Safari 2018 – Camp Twanana – our home
An early morning and the 8 hour time difference to Oz gave a great opportunity for us to share the experience of AFL with the locals at camp and make them watch the Roos vs Swans match...they were all clearly gutted when the Roos lost in a nail-biter... Following the emotion of the loss we … Continue reading 2018 Safari – 15th July – Mopani – Letaba
Morning sunrise at camp was just spectacular as the sunset last night, and all were up early to start the day after last nights Hyena episode. The Kruger crowd gathered on the banks to admire the scenery across the river and enjoy as the sun slowly started to warm up the day. Following on from … Continue reading 2018 Safari – 14th July – Orientating the camp area
Finally the day has arrived, we are headed to the Kruger National Park after the Cape Town journey. Before heading in there was a lot of planning and pick ups to be done! Once we all checked out of our accommodation, it was off to find a trailer to rent to allow us to store … Continue reading 2018 Safari – 13th July -Phalaborwa to Twanana
knysna - bloemfontein: roadtrip Family I am sure will post here..........