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Manager’s Report November 2014

Wild Photo of the Month Have you ever looked out of the window and thought, wow, the beauty of nature is breathtaking! I’ve experienced this feeling rather often the past couple of days, as the bush exploded into a landscape of lush green trees and fast growing grass. This all happened just after we received our first downpour for the rainy season. We had some wonderful rainy days this month, which we welcomed...

Manager’s Report October 2014

Wild Photo of the Month As we sweep the 10th month of 2014 out of the door, just two months are left until we celebrate a brand new year. I can hardly believe that 2015 is just around the corner! I am happy to report that the bush is slowly, but surely recovering after the fire. The rain we received during October was a huge blessing and it is amazing to watch the barren, black areas turning into a sea of green. We...

Manager’s Report September 2014

Wild Photo of the Month Spring is in the air and the landscape is slowly changing. Some of the trees around camp are showing off new, small green leaves and before we know it, the whole bush will be transformed into a green oasis. Now that the sun is rising earlier and setting later, we have changed the game drive times to depart earlier in the mornings and later in the afternoons. With the temperatures slowly...

Manager’s Report August 2014

Wild Photo of the Month This month it rained… thunderstorms of leaves every day! We are very fortunate to have a lot of lovely trees around the lodge, providing us with loads of shade. One thing that Mother Nature takes care of is trees, shedding their leaves to ensure brand new attires for summer time. Each morning we were greeted by carpets of yellow, orange and brown as the trees were losing the last of...

Manager’s Report July 2014

Wild Photo of the Month With the seasons slowly changing, we greeted July with a smile, knowing that we are slowly moving towards spring. The landscape is still dry and pale brown, but there is nothing quite as beautiful as the bright colours we have around the lodge as all the aloes are decorated with bunches of yellow and orange flowers. The bougainvillea bushes are also wearing their flower coats which you can...

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