Klaserie Sands Blog - Page 7

A predator-packed game drive to end 2019 with a bang!

Posted on Mon January 6, 2020.

It was the last game drive of the year and we set out with a great deal of excitement and apprehension for what was to come. Little did we know, we were in for a predator-packed surprise...

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5 reasons why you should go on a walking safari

Posted on Wed December 11, 2019.

Humankind was born onto the sun-beaten plains of Africa and our ancestors have been wandering these grounds for hundreds of thousands of years. Despite bushwalking being deeply-rooted in our history, this activity is only now gaining popularity among modern day safari-goers.

There's something truly magical about a bushwalk; slowing down, moving at the pace of nature itself and taking in the sounds and smells around you. You will never forget your first encounter with one of the Big Five on foot: the thrill and excitement as your primitive instincts kick into gear.

Here, Elly outlines five compelling reasons why we should be lacing up our hiking boots, jumping out of the game vehicle and getting back to our roots on foot in the bush.

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Chef Steven's Famous Fudge Recipe

Posted on Thu November 7, 2019 in Food and drink.

There's nothing like a delicious sweet treat in the afternoon before an action-packed game drive. Our chefs are also talented bakers and love to indulge our guests with some of their favourite sweet recipes! Loved Steven's fudge during your visit to Klaserie Sands? He's shared his long-withheld recipe so that you can have a taste of Klaserie Sands in your very own home.

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The Leopard's Waiting Game

Posted on Sun November 3, 2019 in Unique Sightings.

A leopard’s ability to navigate the steep trunks and twisted branches of trees with seeming ease is well-known but rarely witnessed.

By Elly Gearing, Lead Guide at Klaserie Sands River Camp

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Wild Dog vs Hyena: a Struggle for Survival

Posted on Sun November 3, 2019 in Unique Sightings.

Every guide knows that luck plays a big role when it comes to safari in an open bush system like the Klaserie. For every action-packed game drive, you can have just as many where nothing much happens. Yet, all it takes is half a second for everything to change.

By Elly Gearing, Lead Guide for Klaserie Sands River Camp
As published in the Klaserie Chronicle

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