Day 5: Kruger Park and the Little Five April 12th 2010 Throughout the night, in our tents in the safety of the camp site within the Kruger, we could hear the snorting of the Hippo in the Sabie River. Occasionally too, we could hear the calling of the Hyena as they skirted the fence, looking for a way through to our food.
At 04h00, we heard another strange sound, rather like a vacuum cleaner, followed by deep, guttural sounds. For the next hour, it ... read more
Africa » South Africa » Mpumalanga » Kruger National Park After the British seized the Cape of Good Hope area in 1806, many of the Dutch settlers (the Boers) trekked north to found their own republics. The discovery of diamonds (1867) and gold (1886) spurred wealth and immigration and intensified the subjug... ... read more
Having been made an offer I couldn't refuse, I left 30 years of (office) work behind and now 'work' outdoors.
As Nehru so neatly said, we live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.
Thus, with eyes open and asking questions, I hope to continue learning through experience and travel, as these are as education in themselves.
Happy reading - I shall be happy travelling ...
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