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we have arrived!!!

Thumbnail image for we have arrived!!! by Sabi Sabi March 3, 2015

I have officially been given my Sabi Sabi epilates! It has been a tough three and a half months of training but it all has been worth it in the end. I have officially started conducting safaris and I must say it hasn’t been anything short of spectacular. My first guests that I drove were […]

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a week in the bush: vol 40

Thumbnail image for a week in the bush: vol 40 by Sabi Sabi February 26, 2015

Welcome to another edition of A Week in the Bush. Over the past week the rain has been looming on the horizon and the overcast conditions have led to another incredible week of game viewing. With the overcast and cooler weather conditions we have found that the movement of the animals has been greater throughout […]

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the first week back

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The first week back at Sabi Sabi has been interesting after leave, there are no dull days when you work in the African bush. I have just arrived back at Sabi Sabi after a very nice two week leave which I spent with friends and family. Going on leave is a necessary part of the […]

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it’s all about the leopards (part 3)

Thumbnail image for it’s all about the leopards (part 3) by Sabi Sabi February 10, 2015

In Part 1 of “It’s all about the Leopards” I covered our resident males and in Part 2 I covered the resident females of Sabi Sabi. In this edition I will wrap up on our resident leopards by covering the cubs. These cubs are usually high on the lists of most guests, because honestly there’s […]

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it’s all about the leopards (part 2)

Thumbnail image for it’s all about the leopards (part 2) by Sabi Sabi February 3, 2015

In Part 1 of “It’s all about the Leopards” I covered our resident males in Sabi Sabi. In this blog, Part 2, I will cover the resident females. Nottins female There’s hardly a time when Nottins provides guests with an average sighting. She might be one of the oldest leopards in the area, but she […]

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it’s all about the leopards (part 1)

Thumbnail image for it’s all about the leopards (part 1) by Sabi Sabi January 27, 2015

Since I was young I have been going to the Kruger National Park about 2-3 times a year. I’ve seen lions countless times, but the animal that has eluded me the most was the leopard. I can only recall seeing leopard about four times. This all changed since I started working at Sabi Sabi. Game […]

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familiar faces

Thumbnail image for familiar faces by Sabi Sabi January 20, 2015

As a guide at Sabi Sabi it is impossible not to feel privileged and humbled to work and be part of the massive, majestic wilderness area that is the Sabi Sands and the Greater Kruger area. Every guide in South Africa should strive towards experiencing the bush and sharing his passion with guests here as […]

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home stretch

Thumbnail image for home stretch by Sabi Sabi January 13, 2015

I have been training for the last 9 weeks and I am almost there with only 3 weeks to go. A lot has happened since my last blog and it has been a very festive time of the year. On Christmas Day the lodge ran as per usual but the night before all the rangers, […]

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a week in the bush: vol. 33

Thumbnail image for a week in the bush: vol. 33 by Sabi Sabi January 8, 2015

Welcome again to another installment of “A Week in the Bush…” The New Year has most certainly kicked off with a bang and the bush has been producing some spectacular sightings already.  Not even the substantial amount of rainfall we’ve been experiencing has been able to put a damper on the quality of the game […]

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the ultimate leap of leopards

Thumbnail image for the ultimate leap of leopards by Sabi Sabi January 7, 2015

In the natural world power is often conceived to be the most important factor. What determines power? Is it bravery, courage, curiosity, size or are these just all qualities that are needed to work in harmony instead of being just a ‘thing’?! “The encouraging thing is that every time you meet a situation, though you […]

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