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Kruger in October

We had three terrific days in Kruger National Park on safari with Chas’s parents. October is a great time to visit Kruger, and this one was especially good as the rainy season hasn’t yet started, there is almost no risk of malaria, and there are lots and lots of baby animals! Continue reading


A South African Safari

My parents, Chas and I spent a fantastic three days at Mohlabetsi Lodge in the Balule Nature Reserve which makes up part of Greater Kruger National Park. We woke each morning at 5:15 to set out for a dawn safari ride after coffee and rusks, to return for a huge breakfast around 10:00, laze around the lodge during the hottest part of the day, and then set out again about 4:00pm for an afternoon and nighttime ride, stopping to toast with sundowners along the way. Continue reading