Articles Tagged 'Zebra'

Maasai Mara: Day 1 of 7

On the morning of the 5th of June, 2015, we awoke in our hotel room in Nairobi, and began preparing for a big day ahead: we were heading to the Mara North Conservancy, which is part of the larger Maasai Mara ecosystem in south-western Kenya. Our seven-day photographic wildlife safari was soon to begin, but beforehand, we [ read more ]

Africa: Day 5 - Final Game Drive in Timbavati and Departure to Jo'burg

After an intense fourth day in Africa, during which we saw all five members of the 'Big Five' (which, for those who do not know, is a hunting term, not a relative descriptor of animal size) and a decent sleep, we rose before 5am for our final day in Motswari. We knew that we had [ read more ]

Africa: Day 3 - Wildlife Abundance and a Magical Sunset and Night Sky

Our third day in Africa was the second day of our photographic safari in the Motswari Private Game Reserve in greater Kruger Park. It started with an early rise, some time before 5am.  We were heading out on our first morning game drive, during which we would encounter lots of wildlife, and another special surprise [ read more ]

It is official: We are off to Africa

It is official: we are off to Africa in a few months. This unexpected trip has been on the agenda for a while now, as a friend is getting married in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, and we were invited to the wedding. Naturally it is a fantastic opportunity to see and photograph wildlife and landscapes in [ read more ]