Bushbaby (a small nocurnal primate) at Mala Mala in South Africa.read more
Posts Tagged "safari"
Yesterday’s entry featured a few of the best lion pictures from Andy’s 967. I shot a mere 171 photos of lions, but then again, I was also shooting video. One of the Styx pride cubs at Mala Mala. Again, animals in Mala Mala are named after their territories, so this is one of the offspring from the pride in the Styx territory. They do not name individual animals within a pride, but...read more
After an eight hour minivan ride from Sabi Sands, we arrived at the Botswana border around 3pm yesterday, We checked out of South Africa and then boarded a “rickety old cable car” (very accurate description provided by our Mala Mala ranger) to cross the Limpopo River and then check in to Botswana. (video to follow when I have more than one bar of internet signal). We were greeted by...read more
I write this post from the comfort of my wi-fi enabled room at Mala Mala. I’m in no way addicted to connectivity (well, maybe I am), but it is nice not to have to loiter in the common area waiting for a file to upload. Our first trip to Mala Mala, back in 2009, had us hooked. Fresh off the plane, we spent the afternoon with mating lions. This is the type of place that you come if you want...read more
The last part of our mobile camping safari brought us to Xigera Tented Camp, deep, DEEP in the Okavango Delta. The camp was the most basic of the ones we visited, but the wildlife, scenery, mokoros, and staff made this our favorite for sure. The punctual pachyderms that feasted on trees outside our dome tent each night more than made up for the evil long drop toilet. Read...read more
Trying to free up some space on my home computer, I came across this video from our first trip to Africa in 2005. It was supposed to be a once in a lifetime trip, but instead it only whet our appetite for what has become almost annual tradition (damn you 2008!). The private safari began in Nairobi, and took us by road to Amboseli National Park in Kenya, and then Tarangire, Lake Manyara,...read more