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...

Cloetes Pass, South Africa

Vilis and I had entered Western Cape’s Klein Karoo via Swartberg Pass to the north, and we exited it via Cloetes Pass to the south. On October 26, we left Rooiberg Lodge early and drove west and...

Klein Karoo, South Africa

On October 25, the day after our Cango Caves adventure, Vilis and I drove 40 kilometres west from Oudtshoorn to Calitzdorp and then south to check out a leopard research study area in the Rooiberg, a ...