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Aromatherapy oils and their benefits

Where does aromatherapy oil come from? Aromatherapy oils are produced by deriving natural oils from different parts of plants. During this process, steam is used to break down the plant cells that carry the oil. The oil and steam are moved to a cooling chamber, where they are separated, resulting in the capture of specific essential oils. Essential oils contain the true essence of the plant it... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 31 March to 06 April 2014

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see the Styx lion pride drinking water north of 2nd Windmill Pan   Monday, 31 March 2014 (28ºC, 14mm rain) The Styx lion pride resting north of 2nd Windmill Road A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on Rhino Ring West Solo, the male lion, resting on Horseshoe open area Robson’s, the male leopard, moving south from Wetpatch Road Tingana,... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 24 to 30 March 2014

The Big 5 highlight of the week was too have Solo, the male lion, resting on our airstrip   Monday, 24 March 2014 (29 ºC) Tingana, the male leopard, moving north from Wetpatch Road Twelve wild dogs moving west from Wetpatch Road The Styx lion pride moving south on Madash Road One elephant bull feeding on Safari driveway   Tuesday, 25 March 2014 (32 ºC) The Styx lion pride resting... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 17 to 23 March 2014

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Tingana, the male leopard, drinking water in a river bed.   Monday, 17 March 2014 (33ºC, 1mm rain) A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding at Rampan open area Salayexe, the female leopard, moving north from EP/Simbambili cutline   Tuesday, 18 March 2014 (25ºC) One elephant bull feeding on EP/Shirley’s cutline The Styx lion pride... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 10 to 16 March 2014

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see the Fourway lion pride resting on Chitwa Chitwa airstrip.  Monday, 10 March 2014 (26ºC) One elephant bull feeding on A-main The young Robson’s male leopard resting on Kuala Bear Road One of Kurula’s male cubs moving south from Baboon Pan One buffalo bull resting at the Rocks   Tuesday, 11 March 2014 (30ºC) Salayexe, the female leopard,... Read more...

Manager’s Report February 2013

As we ticked off the second month of the year, I can’t help asking what is going on with our weather. It has truly been quite unpredictable since January. We’ve had a lot of cloudy days with high humidity, only to see the sun come out behind the clouds for a while, before the sky closes again for a quick thunder shower. But then again, if everything in life was predictable, how boring would... Read more...

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