Reading African Animal Tracks and Sign

Sandwiched between the Olifants and Skukuza sections of our Kruger National Park exploration, Vilis, I, and our son, Jānis, spent five days as students with the Limpopo Field Guiding Academy, reading...

Kruger National Park, South Africa

In mid-November, Vilis and I flew to Johannesburg to meet our son, Jānis, who had flown from Halifax, Canada. Then the three of us headed northeast from Jo’burg to Kruger National Park, often s...

Six Months in South Africa: Karoo National Park

Vilis and I left Camdeboo National Park’s tented camp at 8:30 a.m. on October 22 and drove west over the immense plain we’d seen from the Valley of Desolation escarpment the previous eveni...

Six Months in South Africa: Camdeboo National Park

Vilis and I didn’t depart from Mountain Zebra National Park as early as planned on October 21 because a report came in of a cheetah hunting black wildebeest on the Rooiplat plain, just as we ret...