Monthly Archives: July 2013

Game count

Today we all got involved in the annual game count. This involved flying around the game reserve counting all the different game types and feeding the info back over the radio to a ground team who were recording the data. … Continue reading

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Trip to the beach

Today we went to Saint Lucia on the Indian ocean coast of Africa to stock up on supplies. It’s a 2 hour journey from our game reserve on a very straight road. We arrived in the town and first of … Continue reading

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Good morning followers

Another good drive yesterday afternoon /evening. We went out looking for elephant and considering how big they are its amazing how good they are at hiding. Eventually we came a cross 2 large adult males and sat with them for … Continue reading

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First game drive

Went in our first game drive yesterday afternoon. Found the pack of wild dogs fairly quickly. Also saw giraffe, zebra, impala and wildebeest. A better nights sleep to and it’s much colder today. Lectures all morning then out again this … Continue reading

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My new home for 8 weeks

Well here I am at long last. Living in this farm house with a great bunch of people for the next 8 weeks. Loads of wildlife on this private game reserve and no tourists to frighten the animals away. Had … Continue reading

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Almost there

3 flights and 25 hours later in almost there. Update to follow soon

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The adventure begins

At Newcastle airport with all my bags. Roll on 30 hours. Flying to heathrow then Johannesburg then Durban followed by 4 hours in a vehicle.

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Packing for adventure …take 3

First 2 attempts at packing didn’t go too well so I’m going to have to increase my baggage allowance and take an extra bag. At least it means I don’t have to leave stuff at home that I thought I … Continue reading

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Watch for my Africa Updates here

Hi this is my blog area where I will be giving regular updates on my Africa trip (depending on Wifi coverage). I’m travelling to South Africa at the end of July to KwaZulu Natal where I will be working on … Continue reading

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