Category Archives: game reserves

Throwback Thursday : Memories and highlights – 1997

Sooo   …   let’s go back to some memories and highlights!   My last post on 1997 was Jeanette and Lance’s wedding in January.  After the wedding, we took my Mum, for a few R&R days, to the Mont-aux-Sources in the Drakensberg.  Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Images from Leopard Mountain .. page 2

Revisiting the hide, having learnt from our previous experience, we made sure we were close to the front of the line as we snaked our way along the camouflaged pathway towards the hide.   Yay .. we managed to get two creaking camp chairs …  in … Continue reading

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Images from Leopard Mountain

More pics from our visit to Leopard Mountain Game Lodge  in Oct … from sunrise to sunset .. from game drives to waterholes … animals .. birds .. trees Stunning sunrise from our chalet .. Before going out on early morning game … Continue reading

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Bumbling along on an evening game drive

Our first full day ended on a low note .. animal sightings that is.  We all jumped on the game vehicle bright eyed and bushy tailed ready for a spectacular evening of game viewing.   We saw nothing !!    Of course … Continue reading

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From the hide

The Oxford Dictionary’s description of a hide is : ‘a camouflaged shelter used to observe wildlife at close quarters’ .. If your game viewing vehicle is full – 12 in total – it’s a mad silent scramble to get a good … Continue reading

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Nature at it’s best

… at Leopard Mountain Game Lodge Glorious sunrise from our chalet .. Up bright and early for the game drive before breakfast .. Female Nyala … Duiker before he scampered off into the thicket ..  (Duiker is a very small buck … Continue reading

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In the African bush

You’ve seen the lodge .. Leopard Mountain Game Lodge … where we stayed for 3 nights .. now for the games drives, animals and scenery Arriving in the afternoon, we had time to freshen up before hopping on the game … Continue reading

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