Monthly Archives: March 2012

A Painted Wolf wanders through Gonarezhou National Park…

A Painted Wolf accompanied us on our recent travels through the Gonarezhou National Park. Pictures paint a thousand words, so, enjoy….. Advertisements

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Sorghum porridge for breakfast, before a bush trip

An early morning start and delicious sorghum porridge for breakfast is the order of the day. Ably cooked by Anderson in our Tsavene kitchen. Then off to Chilo Gorge lodge, overlooking the Save river on the edge of the Gonarezhou … Continue reading

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Armoured crickets and redwinged starlings………

Armoured crickets, ponderous medieval knights of the insect world who emerge from who-knows-where when substantial rains have fallen, are clad in blue-grey breast shields with silver-helmuted heads fronted by humorous eyes. All their fierce posturing does them no good against … Continue reading

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Lions and Jack Russells……

Yesterday evening Clive and I planned a walk, to dust the cobwebs gleaned from a day of internet interaction. Descending the steep driveway to the base of our hill, atop which perches our Tsaven house, with hand-carved walking sticks as … Continue reading

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Rhinos and red wine………

Night before last-Natasha Anderson of the Lowveld Rhino Trust spent an evening with us, sharing a bottle of Excelsior Merlot 2010, handpicked by her wine route-hopping friends in Cape Town. A delicious soft wine, yet with rich red fruit flavour, … Continue reading

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Chilo Gorge lodge, a jewel perched high above the great Save river…..

Plans to travel to Chilo Gorge lodge this weekend excite me. We will refurbish and re-open, re-invent and restore this jewel to the pristine safari wilderness experience it deserves to be.

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Greenacres: Landscaping with Native Plants | Great Lakes | US EPA

“Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to plan in and pray in, where Nature may heal and cheer and give strength to body and soul alike.” -John Muir I want to make an ALDO LEOPOLD BENCH to place … Continue reading

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