Category: Nature

Barloworld Transport shows beauty of South Africa with #ViewFromTheRoad Campaign

Much of the beauty of South Africa has been captured on camera by South African road users in a campaign titled #ViewFromTheRoad. We approached Barloworld Transport for some insights on this Campaign and to share some of these views with us: Why did Barloworld Transport decide to launch the #ViewFromTheRoad Campaign? We wanted to share…


In conversation with Hugh-Daniel Grobler, photographer based in Gansbaai

Hugh-Daniel practically grew up with a  passion for rugby. A horrific accident on the field ended his rugby career but this would lead to new and exciting ventures in photography. Hugh-Daniel is based in Gansbaai and has an immense love of nature. He lives for that golden hours along the coast of the Western Cape….


Kgalagadi – September 2012

In the middle of September 2012 I took a week long trip to the Kgalagadi. My last trip to the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park was in February this year and man….how I missed the place. There is just something so addictive about the Kgalagadi that inspires you to go back time after time. I stayed at…


Photos from rescue operations and air evacuation in the snow at Kokstad

One hundred and fifty people were rescued from the severe snow storm in the Kokstad area today. A call came in this morning at around 07h00 that people were stuck in the severe snow on the R617 at the Kings Cross mountain pass since yesterday. 15 Squadron, S A P search and rescue and a…


Conversation with Photographer, Marlon du Toit from Singita

Marlon is a Field Guide at Singita Sabi Sand . An adventurous person by nature, Marlon has been immersed in Africa and its beauty from a young age.   As a Field Guide Marlon specialises in connecting travellers with the secret lives of some of the most amazing creatures in the wild.        …


Vulture battle at Giant’s Castle Game Reserve captured through the lens of Peter McKellar

  A good friend of mine, Peter McKellar,  recently paid a visit to the Vulture Hide at Giants Castle. He sent me a few photos and after some research, Giants Castle now features high on my wish list.       Giant’s Castle Game Reserve is considered the home of the eland and the majestic…


The Duba Experience captured on video!!

Talk to anyone who has been to Duba Plains in the Okavango Delta and you will hear the same phrase: …”What an amazing experience!!”. I had the privilege earlier this month to visit this remote area made famous by the movie “The Last Lion” and came back with hundreds of images and a memory for…


Duba Plains …..where you discover yourself in the presence of the wild!

  “I believe that people who are interested in learning more about themselves and finding a solution to being must attempt, at least once in their lives, to be in the presence of the wild and in isolation from the clutter of modern society.”  – Derek Joubert     Duba Plains, known for its unique…


Hannes Lochner – Wildlife and Nature Photographer

More about Hannes Lochner Hannes Lochner was born and raised in Cape Town, South Africa. From an early age he has visited almost every game reserve in South Africa, along with his parents. A passion was born, which was to become his life’s labour. His family, mom and dad (both professors), two sisters and a…


UK tourists harassed by lions at Rooiputs in the Kgalagadi

I’m in the Kgalagadi at the moment for a short stay of six nights. Except for lot of great sightings there is also lots of other action going on at the moment! Yesterday we had a thunderstorm that swept through Twee Revieren leaving the camp site looking like a river in flow and with my…