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a week in the bush: vol 14

Thumbnail image for a week in the bush: vol 14 by Sabi Sabi June 25, 2014

Welcome to this week’s edition of A Week in the Bush… The reserve has been extremely busy of late and the animal sightings out of this world. I must commend our guests for leaving the warmth and comfort of their suites to join us for the morning safaris in particular as it has been a [...]

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a week in the bush: vol 13

Thumbnail image for a week in the bush: vol 13 by Sabi Sabi June 18, 2014

We are beginning to experience some very cold mornings here on the reserve and it’s not only the humans that are feeling the chill. Besides the spectacular sunrises, we have been experiencing some great sightings of our animal friends as they try to warm themselves in the rising sun. These baboons roost in the large [...]

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a week in the bush: vol 12

Thumbnail image for a week in the bush: vol 12 by Sabi Sabi June 13, 2014

The bush has been alive with activity and in the last week we have been blessed with some amazing encounters with the animals that call this wonderful place home. The big cats, in particular, have been keeping us extremely busy. The male cheetah has been spending a lot of time with us yet again and [...]

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the rise of the firefly

Thumbnail image for the rise of the firefly by Sabi Sabi June 11, 2014

The day has turned into night and we set out from our sundowner stop, into the chilly air as winter begins to set in. Darkness falls fast in Africa and our tracker waves his spotlight from side to side looking for the reflection of eyes from some of the elusive nocturnal species that moves around [...]

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highlights: may 2014

Thumbnail image for highlights: may 2014 by Sabi Sabi June 10, 2014

This is a collection of images that we feel are highlights of the month of May 2014. Some are amazing pictures and some are rare sightings or even exciting events at the lodges. Enjoy our highlights of the month.

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a week in the bush: vol 11

Thumbnail image for a week in the bush: vol 11 by Sabi Sabi June 5, 2014

Welcome to another edition of A Week in the Bush… and what an exciting week it’s been. With the sun rising at a more ‘reasonable’ hour at this time of the year, we have really been able to take advantage of the amazing spectacle that is a Bush Sunrise and share this wondrous experience with [...]

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what it takes to be a lion

Thumbnail image for what it takes to be a lion by Sabi Sabi June 3, 2014

Over all the time I have been involved in guiding and more especially since Sabi Sabi started with Social Media, I have noticed a trend where people pass judgment on the lions. There is an opinion, even amongst the rangers that certain lions are better than others. I think it is amazing to have such [...]

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lisbon

Thumbnail image for lisbon by Sabi Sabi May 30, 2014

Part of my job that I enjoy the most is getting to intimately know individual animals and their stories. We don’t have too much access or time for TV out in the bush, but I feel that we have the best soap opera happening right around and in front of our game vehicles. These stories [...]

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a week in the bush: Vol 10

Thumbnail image for a week in the bush: Vol 10 by Sabi Sabi May 28, 2014

With winter continuing to creep in here at Sabi Sabi, it allowed for cool and chilly mornings and the most magnificent daytime temperatures. A highlight this week was certainly spotting the return of the blue-eyed female elephant calf. The cause of this blue-eyed phenomenon is due to a form of albinism often referred to as [...]

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with darkness comes insanity

Thumbnail image for with darkness comes insanity by Sabi Sabi May 26, 2014

As we set out for the afternoon Safari our plan was to go and spend some time with 8 lionesses of the Southern Pride that were found in the morning towards the south of Sabi Sabi. We were having a wonderful drive with some great sightings of plains game and one or two lovely birds. [...]

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