Mkhuze is dry. Very VERY dry! Nsumo Pan is empty. One tiny little mud puddle has about twenty hippos huddling in it, caked in thick mud. At the entrance to KuMasinga hide a chap with stunning new Swarovskis and a huge bazooka-like Canon telephoto lens asks “You a birder?” (I spose he spotted my ZeissContinue reading “Rare Mammal in Mkhuze”
While I was pitching camp Jess came running to me with a horrified look on her face. She must have seen a snake or a leopard, I’m sure. “DAD!!” she says breathlessly, horrified, stricken. “DAD!! There’s no wifi here!!” Her idea of hell. =======ooo000ooo======= Embarrassing note:I am good at giving advice. If you ask meContinue reading “Mkhuze Camping”
We saw lots of bewilderbeast droppings and lots of bewilderbeasts – many with tiny calves, meals on wobbly hooves to the lions and cheetahs. The big male lion had helped himself to a giraffe calf, so fat pickings this summer. The lions were recently introduced to shake things up in Mkhuze, (four in Nov 2013Continue reading “A Week in Mkhuze”
A few of my namesakes at Mkhuze this weekend. Spot the two old rhinos in the shade under the tree? ** Click on the pic ** Then you’ll also see how dry it was – the “water” is pure mud with a rich dose of dung mixed in.