A day in the Shark Capital of the World – Gansbaai, South Africa

Getting up at 4:30 am on a cool Cape Town morning is not what most people would call “vacation,” but this morning was different. Just within a two hours’ drive north of Cape Town is Gansbaai, the White Shark capital of the world, and today this is where we are going. After some hot coffee […]

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Five Fun Elephant Facts

The cool thing about going on a safari in either East or Southern Africa is that your safari guides and trackers are educated on each and every animal. Let’s face it, not only are they formally trained but day in and day out they watch safari animals. They learn everything from their language to their […]

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Waterside’s Giraffe

We arrived at Waterside Game lodge in the Thornybush Private Game Reserve on a warm October afternoon after a short transfer from Hoedspruit Airport, filled with lively conversation from our driver. It’s always one of my favorite parts of the African experience, chatting up the locals. We pulled along side the beautiful lodge entrance, where […]

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