Country People – Meet Kristi Garland, Wakkerstroom

A local resident once said ‘There is magic in the air in Wakkerstroom. If it grabs you, you will fall in love and never leave’, and so it is that many residents have settled in the charming village of Wakkerstroom, which is set in a beautiful valley in Southern Mpumalanga. This rings so true in the hearts of those who call Wakkerstroom their home.

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Happy 2019

I wish you all a fantastic 2019. Thank you for reading my stories, I love sharing them with you. I am full of inspiration and very excited to bring you loads of stories of our lives here in Mozambique, lots of exciting finds from the trail-cam on Tuesdays, Country People Interviews on Wednesdays and also…

Reflections on 2018

I don’t even know where to start with this year. What a year it’s been, it feels much longer than a year and at the same time, I question how is it over already? I’ve been blogging on and off since 2014, but after various work-frustrations, I decided to start blogging on a more full-time…

Sunrise magic on the beach of Inhassoro

I love the early mornings. To me it is the most magical time of the day. Everything looks so fresh and new. On the Inhassoro beach it is quiet other than a few fishermen, preparing there boats for a day at sea. I took a few pictures this past weekend and would like to share…

Trailcam – What is this?

For this week I am uploading only one video, although I got some footage of a Civet, a Genet, a White-tailed Mongoose, a few hares and loads of baboons. I want to share this one with you. What do you think it is? Bush Baby? Tell me in the comments what you think?

What is birding like in Mozambique?

The single biggest thing I have looked forward to when we decided we are moving here is the birding. I couldn’t wait to see what I would find here. It has definitely hasn’t disappointed.  It has been amazing so far. Obviously also since most of my birding was done in the Free State, South Africa,…