Meet Villiers Steyn, professional photographer and photographic safari guide. My first impression of Villiers was through articles he wrote when he was a journalist for the Go!/Weg! magazine. I always really enjoyed his articles. It was also a recent article in the Africa Geographic Magazine that prompted me to interview him for my Country People … More Country People – Meet Villiers Steyn from Hoedspruit, Limpopo
Meet Colleen Black, follower of Christ, wife, zero waste enthusiast and expat I have been following Colleen’s inspirational journey since I read about her Zero-waste lifestyle in a Go, Platteland Magazine in 2015. What a perfect person to start of this Category, celebrating Country People in this month of Plastic-Free July. Where … More Country People – Meet Colleen Black from Mazabuka, Zambia.
Introducing Crocuta to a male It was time for Crocuta to no longer be in human company, but be with her own kind. Of all the phases this was the most difficult one for me. How will I know if it will work or not? Wild animals, and actually most animals, cannot really be controlled. … More Raising a spotted Hyena – Part 4
We recently had some rain, and more rain upstream. The river that run’s through Bakoorvlakte flooded and everything is green. It’s my favourite time of the year, when everything is so lush. It always inspire me to walk around, explore and take pictures and also its a lovely time of the year to do bird … More Sunday and Summer Loveliness
My husband gave me a trailcam for my birthday. I have always wanted one to see what walks around in the bush when I am not there. After some experimenting with different areas I finally got some footage of the Bat-eared foxes that live on the farm. Not the best and the longest videos, … More Some Bat-eared Foxes of Bakoorvlakte
Enter Buffalo Thorn on Google and a list of safari lodges pop up, poets write about it and I even have a friend that has a buffalo thorn twig tattooed over her ribs. So what is the big deal with this tree? It is clearly just one of those trees that make you think of … More What is the deal with a Buffalo Thorn?