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Ebola in Africa - should you panic? by Onne , 01 August 2014

Author - Onne Vegter the co-founder and managing director of Wild Wings Safaris

Africa is a huge continent, containing 47 different countries (not counting the surrounding island nations). It is over 7000km from north to south. “We’re going to Africa” is therefore a very vague description of destination. It’s like saying we’re going to Asia. A good first step is to pull out a map of Africa and look at where the current outbreak of Ebola is found:

Ebola map

The countries…

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Jan Braai vir Erfenis: 6 Desember 2013 foto’s

Jan Braai vir Erfenis: 6 Desember 2013 foto’s

Jan en die span kuier in Sabi Sands, opsoek na die groot vyf. Hy wys jou ook hoe om ‘n springbok fillet met ‘n biltongsous op die kole voor te berei.

Arrival

Arrival via private charter @ Ulusaba airstrip

Jan Braai vir Erfenis

Jan Braai vir Erfenis

Springbok fillet on grill

Springbok fillet on grill

Springbok fillet & veg on grill

Springbok fillet

Springbok fillet with vegetable kebab

Sensational Safari

Keith Jenkinson

Keith Jenkinson – Inyati General Manager

Exciting game drive

Exciting game drive

 

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Culinary safari @ Inyati

The American chef and food writer James Beard described food as “our common ground, a universal experience”. Those who have been on an African bush holiday know that food around a campfire, combined with the back-to-nature experience, has the power of a common language.

Inyati dinner

Inyati sundowners
Inyati apple dessert

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FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Rest, reward and relaxation by Justice Malala

FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Rest, reward and relaxation by Justice Malala

Justice MalalaFOOD FOR THOUGHT: Rest, reward and relaxation 12 Jun 2014 | Justice Malala After the stresses and strains of the election, a rest cure is just what the doctor ordered, whether in hospital or in a game reserve, writes Justice Malala

NO SOONER do you think the elections are over and the madness will finally subside, than along comes SACP chairman Senzeni Zokwana. Yes, this worker champion, who has…

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25 Things You Might Not Know About Rhinos
25 Things You Might Not Know About Rhinos diceros-bicornis-pittsburgh-zoo-042913-wrk-009a-l1. The word rhinoceros is a combination of two Greek words – rhino (nose) and ceros (horn).There are five living species of rhinoceros – white, black, greater one-horned, Javan and Sumatran.  In addition, a number of other animals have rhinoceros as part of their names, including the rhinoceros auklet, rhinoceros beetle, rhinoceros chameleon, rhinoceros…

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Rhino Dog Deployed in Sabi Sand Reserve

Rhino Dog Deployed in Sabi Sand Reserve

Rhino Dog Deployed

Sponsored by The Dis-Chem Foundation via Jacaranda’s Purple Rhino Project, Bobby Rhino Dog – a Springer Spaniel – has been successfully deployed in the Sabi Sand Wildtuin.

Rhino Dog Deployed

Rhino Dog Deployed

Bobby was trained by the MECHEM Dog Unit and is a detection dog, able to sniff out both rhino horn as well as ammunitions. This combination of scent imprinting is new – traditionally dogs are trained as…

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South Africa’s Kruger Park Loses its First Elephant; Kenya Loses an Icon
Bird Migration by Matthew Brennan

Bird Migration by Matthew Brennan

Book of Job (39:26) – Doth the hawk fly by Thy wisdom and stretch her wings toward the south?”

Early ornithologists noted changes in the birds based on the different seasons, references to migration date back to 3000 years ago when Aristotle postulated the phenomenon of birds disappearing and reappearing every year at the same time. He noted cranes travelled from the steppes of Scythia to the…

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Experience fantastic close-up’s with Africa’s wildlife by Matt Brennan

Walking is my favourite activity on offer in the bush, I feel that you get a much more personal experience and that the special moments come thick and fast. I recently took a walk that holds out for me as one of the most exciting walks I’ve ever been on in a long while. I think I need to give you a bit of background first. Walks tend to be less big animals and more an opportunity to walk in the…

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