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a week in the bush: vol 49

Thumbnail image for a week in the bush: vol 49 by Sabi Sabi April 30, 2015

During a week, when one of our days was Freedom day, we reflect back on an awesome time in the bush with some of our favourite pictures. We will start with the largest land mammal. There has been numerous sightings of both large herds of Elephants and Elephant bulls this week despite the ending of […]

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off days in the bush

Thumbnail image for off days in the bush by Sabi Sabi April 29, 2015

What the Sabi Sabi team gets up to when not looking after guests Even though this is our passion and we love guiding every second of every day we sometimes get a break in between the 6 week cycles we work. The days that we are not driving guests, we try and organise as many […]

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a dream come true… and some more

Thumbnail image for a dream come true… and some more by Sabi Sabi April 28, 2015

Driving through Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve one will always admire the sheer beauty of the landscape and not just the Big 5. Whether it’s the large open areas, impressive rocky outcrops or the massive trees that are scattered along the drainage lines and rivers. Every guide has a dream image in their mind, whether […]

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monochrome monday #19

Thumbnail image for monochrome monday #19 by Sabi Sabi April 27, 2015

“Don’t pack your camera until you’ve left the location.” -Joe McNally This statement or quote by Joe McNally is one which everyone needs to know when photographing wildlife. Sometimes the animal might be sleeping, for example lions doing what they do best, or just a zebra feeding. Do not let this discourage you from taking […]

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a week in the bush: vol 48

Thumbnail image for a week in the bush: vol 48 by Sabi Sabi April 23, 2015

Welcome to another edition of Week in the bush. This week at Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve we welcomed the much-needed rain, after an absence of nearly 7 weeks. The bush has really transformed leading to new grass shoots sprouting throughout the reserve providing an essential source of nutrients for the animals for the approaching […]

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my cycle highlights – february/march 2015

Thumbnail image for my cycle highlights – february/march 2015 by Sabi Sabi April 22, 2015

When one comes back from two weeks off, we come back with open arms and no expectations. If the bush has taught us anything, it’s that you “should always expect the unexpected”. You may be back in the driver seat the first day doing transfers and game drives or you may be needed in maintenance […]

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monochrome monday #18

Thumbnail image for monochrome monday #18 by Sabi Sabi April 20, 2015

‘Visual ideas combined with technology combined with personal interpretation equals photography. Each must hold it’s own; if it doesn’t, the thing collapses.’ Arnold Newman. With Autumn being in full swing here at Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve, the summer mud wallows are all dry making the permanent watering holes a good start on safari as […]

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a week in the bush: vol 47

Thumbnail image for a week in the bush: vol 47 by Sabi Sabi April 16, 2015

It’s quite ironic to me that the warmest colors in nature are produced in the coldest period of the year and as we explore this week’s highlights, it will be clear to see that there has been no shortage of spectacular imagery to accompany what was an absolutely stellar week in the bush. Hues of […]

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start of a new chapter

Thumbnail image for start of a new chapter by Sabi Sabi April 15, 2015

For the last 2 and a bit years I have had the immense privilege of working with my tracker Zeblon. I have been given the opportunity to move more into the lodge environment at Little Bush Camp and will be leaving my right hand man behind at Selati Camp.  With mixed emotions our time working […]

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fighting fire with fire

Thumbnail image for fighting fire with fire by Sabi Sabi April 14, 2015

We have just entered the beginning of April. This month brings the start of shorter day light hours and colder nights while out on Safari. The bush at this time of the year has started to become quite dry or though it is much dryer this year than preceding years as the rainfall in March […]

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