Ndumo Game Reserve

December 2018 Leaving Ithala I turned east and slightly north. My next stop was a relatively small game reserve in the very far north of KwaZulu-Natal. Ndumo Game Reserve is only 10 117Ha in extent but for birding enthusiasts this reserve is undoubtedly the most rewarding of all South Africa’s Read more…

KwaZulu-Natal

Early in December I made my way from Mpumalanga into KwaZulu-Natal (KZN), the third province on my journey of exploration. December, the hottest and wettest month of the year, is not ideally the best time to visit but it was the most logical next step so off I went. As Read more…

Mpumalanga’s Lake District

November 2018 Sometimes one passes through an area only realising afterwards how much one has missed. The south-eastern corner of Mpumalanga Province is one of those places. Leaving Eswatini, I first returned to Pretoria for a pre-booked camping trip with friends and relatives at Doorndraai Lodge before continuing my journey Read more…

Mlawula Nature Reserve

October 2018 Driving east towards the eSwatini / Mozambique border at Lomahasha, the MR3 passes through Hlane Royal National Park then through the lush greens of Eswatini’s sugar plantations before rising from the lowlands to traverse the Lebombo Mountains. Here, in this northeastern corner of the country human activity and Read more…