Pedals 4 Paws 2014

Pedals 4 Paws, bicycle rides by Painted Wolf Wines and friends, is such fun, and doing great good for conservation of African Wild Dogs in the South East Lowveld of Zimbabwe….

the team arrives in the south of the Conservancy…..

flat top acacias in the Save Valley Conservancy

flat top acacias in the Save Valley Conservancy

A Safari drive on top of sunset rock, senuko…

Savanna and Nicola on safari on sunset rock

Savanna and Nicola on safari on sunset rock

off to Dombo School……

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the art banner at Dombo school….

the banner

the banner

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Amy and Oliver at Dombo School…

Amy and Oliver

Amy and Oliver

we stop at Sengwe school en route to Mutapurwa school…

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Mutapurwa school welcomes us…

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on to Chilo Gorge and the gorgeous colours of the winter garden…

 

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Chilo Gorge has decided to help the mahenye Primary school children by renewing ht eseats of their school chairs…thank you Chilo Gorge!

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Early morning view form the rooms at Chilo, across the Save River…

 

 

 

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Lin Barrie The Save Valley Conservancy stretches along the upper reaches of the great Save River in the south east of Zimbabwe. The Gonarezhou National Park laps against the southern banks of the Save River and between these two nestles the Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve. These three celebrated wildlife areas form part of the Greater Limpopo Transfrontier Conservation Area, (GLTFCA)- a unique wilderness jewel which is home to the “Big Five” (endangered Black and White rhinos, elephants, buffalo, lion, leopard) and the ”Little Six” (Klipspringer, Suni, Duiker, Steenbok, Sharpe's Grysbok and Oribi). Endangered African wild dogs, Cheetah, Brown hyena, Bat-eared foxes and a host of special birds and plants contribute to the immense variety of this ecosystem. Communities around the GLTFCA contribute to innovative partnerships with National Parks and the private sector, forming a sound base on which to manage social, economic and environmental issues. This is home to artist and writer Lin Barrie and her life partner, conservationist Clive Stockil. Expressing her hopes, fears and love for this special ecosystem with oil paints on canvas, Lin Barrie believes that the essence of a landscape, person or animal, can only truly be captured by direct observation. Lin Barrie states: “Through my art, and my writing, I feel an intimate connection with the natural world, and from my extensive field sketches of wild animals, people and landscapes, I create larger works on canvas. Lin's work is in various public and private collections in South Africa, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Australia, England, Canada, Sweden and the United States of America. She is represented by galleries in South Africa, Zimbabwe, England, Kenya and Florida, USA.
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  1. Pingback: Portfolios, pedals, people and pop-ups-Painted Wolf Wines in 2013…. | wineandwilddogs

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