cheetah encounter

November 5, 2015

Cheetah On Duty at SA Air Force Base

I got an interesting press release today from Lente Roode, Founder of the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre that warmed my heart….her news usually does because she and the team are […]
September 15, 2015

Cheetah Jumps Into Safari Vehicle, Masai Mara, Kenya

My love of safari started in Kenya’s  Masai Mara and I once encountered a cheetah jumping onto the bonnet of the safari vehicle and lying in the shade beside the […]
December 4, 2014

International Cheetah Day

Cheetah purr just like any pussy cat, just a bit louder! Cheetah are so endangered – because of being shot by farmers – that their gene pool is tragically depleted […]
January 8, 2010

Samara Private Game Reserve, Eastern Cape, South Africa

I have been going on safari in Africa every year for 15 years, yet it was at Samara Private Game Reserve, in the middle of nowhere in the Graaff-Reinet Karoo, […]
June 23, 2009

Garden Route Game Lodge great ‘soft’ safari, Western Cape

I was really impressed with Garden Route Game Lodge.  It is of course ‘soft safari’, as are all the game reserves in the Western Cape.  It is because this populated […]