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Shipandane & Letaba Day 6: The end…

And so, the fateful day arrived – the day we had to leave the park. The sun was up early, but – frustratingly – we couldn’t be out of the camp early. We needed to load the car, and we … Continue reading

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Shipandani & Letaba day 4: Back to Sable Dam

Monday dawned… well, no, it didn’t really dawn in the true sense of the word. I became lighter, but the clouds and the winds were still with us, so no dawn, no sunrise and no sweet light. We were still … Continue reading

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Shipandani hide & Letaba, March 2017

After spending two and a half years completely focused on fixing up and selling one house and building another, we were finally settled and ready to go back to the bush. So when March gifted us with a long weekend, … Continue reading

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Sable Dam & Satara – Taking the scenic route home

We had decided not to do the obvious and leave via Orpen gate, but to rather drive all the way down and exit at Crocodile Bridge gate. The map told us that Satara Camp to Crocodile Bridge is 127 km, … Continue reading

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Sable Dam & Satara – Birds and Buffalo

Monday morning was probably our slowest morning of the trip. Our first good sighting was only just before 8 am, of a Secretary bird hunting in the grass. Shortly after the Secretary bird, we saw a group of 6 Kori … Continue reading

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