Category Archives: aloes

Birding and Impalas; Predators and Art…

Clive Stockil and I have helped to host some wonderful guests at Chilo Gorge and in Gonarezhou Park over the last few weeks. It has been a very busy time, with Safari guides Thomas Mutombeni, Lionel Muzengi, John Laing, Clive … Continue reading

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Chilo hornbills in flight, cute spider and aloe spikes….

6th January: A visit to Chilo Gorge Safari Lodge, delivering radios for their communications, gives me a chance to dive into the gardens and catch up with the gardeners there. A sundown visit to the Chivalula Falls is awe inspiring, … Continue reading

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Chilo Gorge Lodge Gardens

Chabaudii Aloes overlook the Save River……   Sabi Star…Adenium obesum is a ‘fat ‘ name for such a beautiful plant!   Arthur Barrie spent months last year creating these stunning rock gardens….   A joyous splash of pure colour….   … Continue reading

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Moonset and leopard calling at Chilo Gorge ….24th July

I sit on the deck at Chilo Gorge Safari Lodge, fresh brewed coffee in hand, and watch the sky brightening as the sun rises behind me over the Save River and the moon sinks in the west. It was full … Continue reading

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