Archive for the ‘Animals’ Category

The abundance of wildlife we get to experience almost on a daily basis never fails to amaze us. Right now the whale season is in full swing (May – December) with many of these gentle giants to be spotted along the coastline. They have traveled far to migrate to our shores where they come to mate, give birth or rear their young. Most of the time you’ll see them logging   Read More ...

Lazing around in the city all day does not mean you have to relinquish wildlife! Just visit the Green Point Urban Park and experience vivid birdlife – the closer you look – the more you see. Vigorous coots extending their nest for their baldy offspring, a kingfisher hovering patiently above the water, fixing it’s eyes upon the unsuspecting frog and an ongoing exhausting air fight between the local geese and   Read More ...

Sometimes I wonder if these fabulous stories about these places you read about in guidebooks are real, or if they are just a figment of the author that gets paid by the local tourism office? Are the amazing things always so amazing? Unique places really so unique? The phenomenal truly a phenomena? Same goes for the Whale Route. You see the high gloss pictures of breaching whales in many magazines,   Read More ...

Birds, mongoose and ground squirrels having the time of their life! the fluffy and the furious from the wild angle on Vimeo.

Categories: Animals, Camping, Namibia, Video

Being away for two weeks can improve your life. The Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park is a perfect escape for those who want to feel close to nature again and get away from any cellphone reception and the rush of the city. The Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park is the first formally declared transfrontier park in Africa, its 9 591 km² have linked the South African Kalahari Gemsbok Park and the Botswana Gemsbok National Park since   Read More ...