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a week in the bush…

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Welcome to the first of many instalments of our Sabi Sabi “A Week in the Bush…” series. Our aim here is to keep you, our growing community of wildlife enthusiasts, up to date with the goings on around our spectacular piece of paradise. For those of you familiar with our fan page, Sabi Sabi Private [...]

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a memorable feast

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Two days ago I experienced the most incredible wild dog sightings I have had in two years of guiding. Our drive started off watching an amazing dazzle of zebra who were feeding amongst the giants of Africa, the African elephant. The elephants showed such grace feeding and trying to collect the last few fallen Marula [...]

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perfect timing

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Hi everyone. This is my first of hopefully many blog posts for Sabi Sabi. My name is Lance and I am one of the new guides here at Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve. I am currently on the training program and looking forward to getting out into the bush as soon as possible! This blog [...]

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from ashes, rise friendships and coalitions

Thumbnail image for from ashes, rise friendships and coalitions by Sabi Sabi February 6, 2014

The night air was heavy with humidity but there was no mistaking the echo of male lions roaring close to Bush Lodge. The roaring continued all night and allowed for huge excitement and anticipation of who it was. Was it Solo and Eyrefield? Was it the Kruger male? Was it the Sandriver males? Or even [...]

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terry’s cycle highlights

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Wow!! What a cycle it has been. In actual fact it was an amazing year at Sabi Sabi and a very enjoyable and special one for me personally as it has been my first at this oasis I call home. One would think that writing a blog about your cycle highlights would be easy but [...]

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2013 – a year to remember

Thumbnail image for 2013 – a year to remember by Richard de Gouveia January 14, 2014

This year has just flown by, leaving me with memories that will forever be etched in my mind. Sabi Sabi is a magical place that I have had the privilege to be apart of for over 4 years and have been able to share with countless guests. From the amazing lodges, each with their own [...]

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a day to remember

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With the first morning light just rising above the horizon, we set off on safari eager to see what would be waiting for us. It wasn’t long before Heaviness, my tracker, shouted “STOP! STOP! STOP!” We climbed out of the vehicle to see two sets of male lion tracks walking off the road and towards [...]

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lions everywhere

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It was a morning which started early, there was a light drizzle and anticipation in the air about what the day would bring. “Stop” said my tracker Petro with his characteristic hand gesture. We climbed out of the vehicle to inspect the tracks in the wet soil – lion tracks! I deferred to his extensive [...]

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a cruel but necessary death – part 2

Thumbnail image for a cruel but necessary death – part 2 by Sabi Sabi November 18, 2013

I have a bit of a love/hate relationship with my radio so when Terry called in that the mother cheetah and her cubs had caught, but not killed, a steenbuck was a prime example. I loved the fact that he had made us aware of such an incredible sighting but I was hating the fact [...]

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a free lunch

Thumbnail image for a free lunch by Sabi Sabi October 25, 2013

This was one of those sightings where, as a ranger, you know what awaits is something rarely seen. Not only were there three cheetahs on a duiker kill, but a leopardess had just joined in to really mix things up. When we got there the mother cheetah and her two youngsters were nervously looking towards [...]

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