South African Safari May 16th 2010
We just completed 3 days in Kruger National Park. We traveled hundreds of kilometers in an open jeep shooting animals with the Cannon G9 Camera.
One of the guides said that 10 to 20 people a year are killed by the lions in Kruger Park. Mostly unarmed people traveling to South Africa from the north on foot to find work.
In addition to driving, we hiked amongst the animals for 4 hours ... 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