Tag Archives: KNP

A change is as good as a holiday, they say.

I still remember going to the KNP with part of my in-laws large family. They were 9 kids too like us back home. Back then in the late eighties we had such a good time in Skukuza and surrounds, that … Continue reading

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… and now for some buffalo. (KNP VIII)

The last two visits to KNP came with great buffalo sightings. First with Matz in the Northern plains and around Olifants. Huge mulling herds obviously at rest and going about their business of chewing the cud, tending their young and … Continue reading

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Birds and beasts, but let’s stick with the birds first … (KNP VII)

Seeing your favorite bird three times in one day is ok, if its the fish eagle or the sand grouse or even the blacksmith plower, but if its one of those really birds – well, then you know KNP is … Continue reading

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Kruger is not just about animals (KNP Part VI)

You’ve probably heard that they want to introduce all sorts of stuff into Kruger like Casinos and other market and profit related ideas. Well, to get it off my back – I’m against that sort of innovation in this part of … Continue reading

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Daybreak in Kruger (KNP Part IV)

We keep daily schedules in Kruger rather stereotype. However other’s have their way of dealing with the wide scope of activities in this delightful nature reserve and wilderness area, which has never been domesticated, but is still in its pristine form – thanks … Continue reading

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Big and small, fury and scaly (KNP 3rd Part)

One of those things about Kruger is it’s fascinating diversity. It doesn’t only have enormous elephants, but also honey badgers, many different eagles, herons, cranes, bee eaters, weavers, finches, ducks, geese, plovers,  even the elusive “Spook voel” (literally translated as … Continue reading

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Walking with giants (KNP 2)

Packing, booking and cooking for 2 is simple – compared to the usual 6. Angelika and myself fitted in nicely and had all the time for ourselves. From the first day on we saw, heard and even smelled the marvelous … Continue reading

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Sights in Kruger: Our first day…

My wife and I are married for 25 years now. Thanks be to God. A quarter of a century ago we flew in from Germany to marry on the first weekend after Easter and on our honeymoon travelled the back … Continue reading

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