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June 23, 2009

Tortoise Adopts Hippo

When this baby hippo losts its mother, it found the next best thing, a giant tortoise.  Nicknamed Owen, weighing around 300 kg  (650 pounds), this little hippo was swept down […]
May 19, 2009

Oyster Bay Lodge along the beaches of the Eastern Cape, South Africa

As I galloped along the water’s edge of Oyster Bay Lodge’s own 3.5km beach, I couldn’t help letting out a “yeehaa”.
March 4, 2009

Grootbos Nature Reserve for nature and whale watching, Western Cape

Green Tourism comes naturally at Grootbos Private Nature Reserve. It's been winning Responsible and Environmental Tourism awards since 2000.
January 12, 2009

Singita Lebombo Safari Lodge

I wouldn’t mind going to Heaven if it was like Singita Lebombo. I have been here once before (Lebombo, not Heaven) but this visit had a more profound effect on […]
January 12, 2009

Singita Ebony Safari Lodge, Sabi Sand, Greater Kruger

Singita Ebony Lodge is the well loved original lodge of Singita’s small and exclusive stable of safari lodges in South Africa, with other, more exclusive safari vacation properties acquired in […]