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Wild Elephants : A Truly Breathtaking Encounter

Wild Elephants : A Truly Breathtaking Encounter For a number of years now, I have been taking safaris out to Southern Africa. To the point, most might say, that I am spoiled by my ability to leave my humble home in the mountains of North Carolina and lose myself in the African bush amongst the…

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Kissed by a Rhino!

What a great day today visiting Pilanesberg National Park! We awoke to the sounds of the adida as they perched overhead outside of AfricaSky Guest House in Johannesburg. It was a cool morning and the sun broke the cloudless sky with a wash of bright blue. The group we have out now is from a…

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Richard’s Bay and Mkhuze Game Reserve

We woke up early Sunday morning in sunny Richard’s Bay and decided we wanted to go see the sunrise from the beach overlooking the Indian Ocean. Unfortunately, after waking and dressing and walking a bit to get to the ocean, our special key to get through the gate to get down to the water failed…

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Rivers, Pools, Waterfalls, and more!

Today we took the perfect “take it easy” day to start our long visit! The morning began with sleeping in (a treat for all), followed by a fantastic locally grown and freshly brewed cup of coffee, followed by breakfast, at The Reserve in Hazy View. I’m loving that South Africa now has some really great…

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