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From the Journals…More from Botshabelo Village, South Africa. January 29, 2002

November 18, 2016 - After our homemade breakfast, we bought spare car keys and a new battery for the truck’s remote. We then went to Botshab...
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From the Journals…Botshabelo Village, South Africa. January 29, 2002

December 07, 2015 - After our homemade breakfast, we bought spare car keys and a new battery for the truck’s remote. We then went to Botshab...
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From the Journals... Pilanesburg National Park, South Africa. March 13, 2002

December 04, 2015 - It was clearing a little, so we went to a couple of dams looking for hippos. We found them, but at a distance. We did...
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From the Journals...Cape Town, South Africa. February 8, 1997

November 30, 2015 - Up at 5:30 to hike Table Mountain, and this time the weather was perfect and stable. It was uphill all the way, even eno...
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From the Journals… Augrabies Falls National Park, South Africa. February 1, 1997

October 09, 2015 - I spent a little time reading and planning our itinerary, then started to cook dinner. I figured we could be done before...
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From the Journals… Royal Natal National Park, South Africa. February 16, 1997

October 05, 2015 - Woke up to clear skies and alpenglow on the peaks surrounding the campsite—a crowded campsite because of the weekend. I...
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From the Journals…Even More from Mkuzi Game Reserve, South Africa. February 1, 2002

September 11, 2015 - Upon arriving in Mkuzi Game Reserve, we checked out the campsite, and then stopped in at a hide for a look. Saw a white...
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From the Journals… Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve, South Africa. February 21,1997

July 20, 2015 - Up at 4 am, and at park gate by 4:30, which is when the guard had told us we could get out. No go. We got stuck waiting...
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From the Journals…Pilanesberg National Park and Sun City, South Africa. January 27,1997

July 17, 2015 - Up about 6 for game drive. Still problems sleeping—jet lag, getting adjusted to foam pad/sleeping bag? Good animal view...
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From the Journals...Kalahari Gemsbok National Park, South Africa. January 31, 1997

June 22, 2015 - Up at 6, and on the road at 6:30.Saw lots of fresh lion tracks in the sand on the road, but no lions. Saw ostriches, gem...
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From the Journals…Oudtshoorn, South Africa. July 18, 1986

June 01, 2015 - Woke up after our overnight in the car and had breakfast of cereal, bread, and honey, then drove to Highgate Ostrich Far...
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From the Journals…Franschoek, South Africa. February 9, 1997

May 29, 2015 - Our friend Barend joined us, following us out of Cape Town on his motorcycle, first to Table View, then down beyond Camp...
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From the Journals…Ngonyama Game Reserve, Krugersdorp, South Africa. March 15, 2002

April 13, 2015 - The aviary was good. The “largest in Africa” is the size of a football field. Eighty species and 2,000 birds, run by Phi...
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From the Journals…Still More from Mkuzi Game Reserve, South Africa. February 1, 2002

March 30, 2015 - Upon arriving in Mkuzi Game Reserve, we checked out the campsite, and then stopped in at a hide for a look. Saw a white...
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From the Journals…Mopani Camp, Kruger National Park, South Africa. January 26, 2002

January 09, 2015 - Our system is getting refined. It only took us an hour and ten minutes to break camp and eat before our game drive. Mixe...
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From the Journals…Botshabelo Village, South Africa. January 29, 2002

January 05, 2015 - After our homemade breakfast, we bought spare car keys and a new battery for the truck’s remote. We then went to Botshab...
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From the Journals…More from Mkuzi Game Reserve, South Africa. February 1, 2002

October 27, 2014 - Upon arriving in Mkuzi Game Reserve, we checked out the campsite, and then stopped in at a hide for a look. Saw a white...
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From the Journals... Kruger National Park, South Africa. January 27, 2002

March 17, 2014 - Up at 5:10 and had camp broken by 6. No breakfast. The plan was a game drive, and then return for a restaurant breakfast...
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From the Journals... Pilanesburg National Park, South Africa. March 14, 2002

March 10, 2014 - Up at 5:30 to clear skies. Into the park at 6. Nice light. Out to Manyore Dam for hippo pix with mist rising off the wat...
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From the Journals... Kruger National Park, South Africa. January 26, 2002

January 06, 2014 - Our system is getting refined. It only took us an hour and ten minutes to break camp and eat before our game drive. Mixe...
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From the Journals...Kalahari Gemsbok National Park, South Africa. January 30, 1997

July 19, 2013 - Our morning drive included suricates, caracal, yellow-billed kite, ostriches (including a family with 11 chicks), kori b...
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From the Journals...Durban, South Africa. February 17, 1997

May 24, 2013 - I ventured out, changed money, and walked towards Church Square, and into City Hall. It’s more of an auditorium than a g...
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From the Journals...Cape Town, South Africa. February 8, 1997

May 20, 2013 - Up at 5:30 to hike Table Mountain, and this time the weather was perfect and stable. It was uphill all the way, even eno...
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From the Journals...Mkuzi Game Reserve, South Africa. February 1, 2002

March 22, 2013 - Upon arriving in Mkuzi Game Reserve, we checked out the campsite, and then stopped in at a hide for a look. Saw a white...
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From the Journals...Hlaliatkulu Sanctuary. Natal Drakensberg, South Africa. February 5, 2002

January 07, 2013 - What a view to wake up to--a ridge of steep mountains. We packed up and had a bowl of cereal, and were met at 6:05 by Br...
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From the Journals...Addo Elephant Park, South Africa. February 11, 2002

December 14, 2012 - I was up before 6, and had a quick look around camp. I discovered action at the bird hide, so I came back and got Anders...
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