Category Archives: Wildlife

Rounding the Peninsula

On my last day in Cape Town, I took a wonderful Cape Peninsula tour.  My tour guide was coincidentally from Drakensberg, and he knew of all the hiking trails and cave dwellings that we saw while we were there!  Others … Continue reading

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Elephants, and Rhinos, and Hippos! Oh My!

What a gorgeous day for a safari!  After departing early at 5:00am to travel three hours away to the Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Game Reserve, we were lucky to see a large amount of wildlife.  We saw baboons, warthogs, giraffes, rhinos, antelopes, zebras, … Continue reading

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Indigenous Wildlife and Cultural Traditions in the Valley of 1000 Hills

Today I visited the PheZulu Safari Park, a popular tourist attraction in the stunning Valley of 1000 Hills just outside of Durban.  Not only did we interact with snakes and crocodiles, but we also sat in traditional thatched huts while … Continue reading

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