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South Africa -- Part 2, Game Park

While in South Africa, we went to a game park at Pilanesberg (http://www.parksnorthwest.co.za/pilanesberg-national-park/).  Very exciting time to see animals that I had only previously seen in a zoo, if at all. 10 more words


Elephant Pool Party

Pilanesberg Game Reserve 21 Feb ’15

The Ellie’s came down to play one day…..into the water they went….they splashed and they rolled….and they trumpeted loud…..until the energy was spent… 9 more words


Equal but Divided: Pretoria

“There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.” 1,725 more words


Bucketlist #18: Go on a Safari in Africa

Six years ago, I went with my family to South Africa. One of our goals? Going on a safari to see the Big Five: the lion (check!), the elephant (check!), the buffalo (of wildebeest – check!), the rhino (check!) and the leopard (not, unfortunately). 350 more words


Running through the camp for a Cuckoo

On 5 January we went to Pilanesberg Game Reserve for a day trip, my first bush fix for 2015! It was a great day with some new bird sightings for me and a good opportunity to play more with my new camera. 225 more words



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).