The bush continues to be gripped by one of the worst droughts we have seen in a couple of decades and it is really starting to take its toll. The Sand River has been reduced to a trickle, and there are only a few waterholes containing any measure of water, which in turn attract a huge number of animals.
Tag: South Africa
The relief from the unseasonal rains which fell in July was short-lived but very timely, and brought some respite from the drought that continues to grip this part of the country. But we all know that Africa is a tough continent, and where one species struggles, so another thrives!
The drought is really starting to take a strong hold on the bush as we pass through the middle of the year. We have thus been talking quite a bit about the coming winter, and the effect that the drought will have...
The drought continues to haunt us and is producing some exceptional viewing, as animals are being drawn to waterholes which still have some water left. Whilst we have not had a drought in the Sabi Sand for 15 years, these conditions are creating a new phenomenon which we rangers are not used to....
November saw some magnificent storms, active wild dogs, and as always GREAT leopard viewing at Savanna Private Game Reserve.
The KAI Collection is gonna need a bigger mantle if this keeps up...
Enjoy this monthly update from our good friends in the Sabi Sands. Some beautiful images as always!
September signifies the arrival of Spring and is one of our favourite times in the bush. It is a time of birth and new beginnings: a promise of what’s to come.
Updates from Africa, a couple of trip reports, the newest member of the KAI Team, how Savanna is giving back, and more - check it out!
We think a stay at Grootbos Private Nature Reserve is indeed life-changing and now industry experts agree!