Ever travelled the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park's corrugated roads? Then you know they’re not to be trifled with. So imagine our surprise when we came across a 44-year-old road caravan lording it over the campsite at Nossob.
We had an interesting sighting as we came into Nossob in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park recently. For once it had nothing to do with animals.
Forget lions snoozing in the shade of a tree; they may draw crowds of cars, but often the most action you get out of them is a twitching tail. Far more thrilling is watching a Bateleur soar effortlessly through the skies, a Martial Eagle swoop like a bullet onto its prey, or a goshawk gobble its way through a mouse at breakneck speed.
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