There are so many reasons to love the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park in the Northern Cape that the red dunes, star-filled skies, blood-red sunsets and fabulous sightings of big game like lions, leopards, cheetahs and gemsbok don’t even feature in the top 10. Here’s my pick…
Kruger campers really are a breed apart, rude, pushy and without much understanding of the concept of personal space. Or maybe it’s
A leopard sighting in the African bush is one of the most thrilling things that can happen to anyone with half an ounce of wildness in her soul. Seeing car tracks left off-road nearby by some selfish sonofabitch is probably one of the worst.
Rumble … cra-a-a-ck! Thunder boomed, drowning out the hum of the aircon in our chalet one hot afternoon at Twee Rivieren in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park. Then a sizzle of lightning. At the beginning of March the park was still bone dry, the rains already late. Would this electric storm bring the end of the dry spell?
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I'm an independent travel writer and book editor with a passion for Africa - anything from African travel, people, safari and wildlife to adventure, heritage, road-tripping and slow travel. I'm happiest in the middle of nowhere, meeting the locals, trying something new, or simply watching the grass grow.
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