Monday 11, It’s heavily overcast and we change our plans this am, instead of the Orpen gate we head up to the Phalaborwa gate, the reason being that, not only is it a nice change but west of the H14 and before you reach the Letaba river there are a number of 4×4 tracks and … Continue reading Olifants River, KNP & HWE Game Drives No 06.
Tuesday 05, We take three very different drives this week. On Monday, a quiet evening drive around HWE, besides impala a small herd of kudu and 4 giraffe, we spot a pair of bateleur eagle, don’t often see these magnificent eagles here on the estate. Thursday 7, We are into Olifants, my cousin David Allan … Continue reading Olifants River, KNP & HWE Game Drive, 05.
October, Thursday 24, We set off for the Park at 4,30 and the temp is already 26deg and it’s heavily overcast. By the time we get to the gate there’s a complete change, the temp has dropped and there’s a strong wind blowing from the south, and the cloud cover is lifting and clearing. Quickly … Continue reading Olifants River, KNP, & HWE Game Drive, 04.
Hi, an addition the video of the lion and hyena left out. Here it is. Enjoy. 🐘🐘🐘 Continue reading Olifants River, KNP & HWE Game Drive 03 B
tThursday 03, This morning we are into Olifants to start the month, nice cool partly overcast day. Our first sighting herd of elephant then followed at pole number 20/19, a dehorned rhino bull, comes onto the road for a few moments and then turns back and wanders off. We go right at our cutline with … Continue reading Olifants River, KNP & HWE Game Drive 03
Monday 23, It’s cold, heavily overcast and blowing a gale, so do we brave the cold and maybe wet in a open Landy for Olifants or do we stay warm and snug in the Subaru and head for Kruger, right first time, the Park. We arrive at the gate around 5,45 and we are third … Continue reading Olifants River, KNP & HWE Game Drive No 02
Monday 02 September 2019. A really cold morning, winter having a last gasp before summer arrives. We arrive at our cutline with Venice 5,45 and being so cold we find not one animal in the sable/ rhino area, absolutely dead quiet, we check out along the 4 pylons and from an advantage point, with our … Continue reading Olifants River, KNP & HWE Game Drive No 01