Tag: Nature

Trailcam Fun – My first trail-cam post from Mozambique.

When we first arrived, my husband and I weren’t sure what animals to expect here. We thought there won’t be much due to poverty and poaching. However, even though there definitely could be much more, we already saw way more than what we expected. I couldn’t wait to get my trail-cam out to see what lurks…

A visit to Billfish Lodge, Inhassoro

On our first weekend of we took a trip to Inhassoro. My husband and I were both keen to go to the beach, as we haven’t been for a while. Friday afternoon, after work, we packed the car and were on our way. We were birdwatching. people watching and chatting as we drove and tried…

Country People – Meet Janine Joubert from Jeffreysbay, Eastern Cape

Meet Janine Joubert, mother of two and wildlife videographer.  I met Janine a couple of years ago when she visited the previous farm where my husband and I were working and really enjoyed her bubbly personality and her love for the wildlife on this beautiful continent we live on. Where do you work and live?…

Country People – Meet Liaan Lategan

Meet Liaan Lategan – Tourguide and Wild Wonders of Southern Africa Youtuber. In my Country-People feature, I would not only like to introduce you to people who live in the country but also those who play different roles in the country and generally make it a more enjoyable place. Liaan is one of those people,…

Country People – Meet Colleen Black from Mazabuka, Zambia.

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…

Raising a spotted Hyena – Part 4

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.…

Raising a Spotted Hyena – Part 3

This is the story of Crocuta continued. At around 8/9 months old, Crocuta was still living in and around camp with us. At this point I did not allow her in our house anymore, but on the odd occasion she did come in, she was like a happy child. Jumping on couches and bookshelves and…

What is the deal with a Buffalo Thorn?

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…

A Game Drive and some Buffalo

Sundown spot

Yesterday afternoon my sister-in-law and her husband came to visit and we went on a game drive. Even though the trees are getting leaves, the bush is still very, very dry and we are praying for rain. Here are some pictures of the farm and the buffaloes we saw. Enjoy them. Liza.