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A close-up of a zebra’s stripe. These stripes are hypothesized to deter flies from landing on and biting zebras, possibly by confusing the navigational sense of the flies. (Pilanesberg National Park).


Safari wake-up call

(and by call, I mean stampede)

Pilanesberg, South Africa, July 2013


Leaving a part of my heart (and soul) in Africa

I’m writing this from back in the UK having spent the best part of the last 3 weeks in South Africa. The first half of the trip was a safari in… 536 more words


A Quick Safari Fix at Pilanesberg National Park

Mankwe Dam

Pilanesberg National Park is a Big 5 reserve about 2 hours north of Johannesburg. This is a great park to visit if you are in the Joburg area and maybe don’t have enough time to get over to Kruger. 1,055 more words


Day 15 Why I love South Africa: Pilanesberg Part 3

This is Part 3 of our visit to Pilanesberg Game reserve. You can find the first two posts here.

This last post is just photos of the wonderful animals that we have here in Africa. 57 more words

31 Days Challenge

Day 14:Why I love South Africa: Pilanesberg Part 2

Welcome to part 2. ┬áIn my previous post I related how we arrived at Pilanesberg and about a close encounter with an elephant. You can read that post… 119 more words