A family of elephants in all sizes. Just after this, a mother felt we were a threat to her young one and suddenly started to charge our vehicle at a dead run. Holy smokes!! Fortunately, Ryan had the vehicle running and when he saw the stampeding elephant coming at us, he jammed on the gas and we did get away in time. I was in the back, but unfortunately we were going so fast on the bumpy terrain that I couldn't get a photo of the chase.
Mala Mala Game Reserve, South Africa April 11th 2010 Buckle up...this is a lot of photos! In the couple days prior to our arrival in Richard’s Bay, the arrangements for our safari were finalized. Once we docked in Richard’s Bay, South Africa, our group of eight was taken to the Richard’s Bay Airport where we boarded a 10-passenger Cessna Grand Caravan for our 90-minute charter flight to the Mala Mala Camp private airstrip. We were met by Ryan, ... 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