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wild dog kill

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A pack of wild dogs took down a kudu in dramatic fashion…   When people think and talk about the ultimate killers and the most successful hunters in the bush, many are surprised to find out that that title often belongs to the African Wild Dog. When we look at lions for example, it is […]

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into the wild: courtney’s blog

Thumbnail image for into the wild:  courtney’s blog by Sabi Sabi May 19, 2015

part 1:  a girl in a man’s world For those of you that have been to Sabi Sabi, you may have experienced the reaction I am most accustomed to when I meet guests; something along the lines of shock, horror and/or disbelief. At 5.4ft, petite in stature and blonde, my rifle bag is at least […]

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memories of a guide – steve’s story: southern pride

Thumbnail image for memories of a guide – steve’s story:  southern pride by Sabi Sabi May 12, 2015

‘We do not remember days, we remember moments.’ – Cesare Pavese One of the most frequently asked questions asked to me by guests is “Steve, why do you take photos and what do you do with them?” The simple answer is this, I take photos to capture a moment and to build and create memories […]

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dreaming

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“Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life – think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.” – Swami Vivekananda Some of my […]

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off days in the bush

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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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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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biting off more than you can chew

Thumbnail image for biting off more than you can chew by Sabi Sabi April 8, 2015

After a very nice sundowner stop and a breath-taking sunset once again we set off in search of a leopard, as my tracker and I decided we wanted to end the Logan family’s safari trip off with a grand finale because they weren’t going on game drive the next morning.  After trying to relocate a […]

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built for the kill

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Most people visit places like the Sabi Sands for the beauty, tranquillity as well as the vastness of the African bushveld. It’s hard to believe that this place of serenity also has a dark and evil side. However, this side of nature has an alluring effect on most and even though some things are extremely […]

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patience is the key

Thumbnail image for patience is the key by Sabi Sabi March 24, 2015

For first time safari goers the main goal is mostly to experience as much of the African bush as possible in a short space of time. Which makes perfect sense as who wouldn’t like to see the Big 5 on a trip to Africa and tick as many boxes as you can? This phenomena is […]

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