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Bushveld Dreams

This Kruger cowboy’s rugged exterior hides a heart of gold. Coming from a line of distinguished medical professionals, Joey Vermeulen’s father was horrified at his son declining his acceptance into medical school to follow his bush dreams. But the call of the wild was too strong to ignore, and Joey knew he had to be […]

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Pool with a view

Each moment of each day at Plains Tented Camp is a marvel. Here I lie in a swimming pool overlooking the Timbitene Plains. It is a hot, dry day and the pool water is wonderfully cool. A zeal of zebra approach, and we sink low in the water such that all they might see are […]

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Sounds of Summer

Sofia Pederson says that to her the sound of the Woodland Kingfisher is the perfect sound of summer in Africa. Heralding from Denmark, Sofia declares that after falling in love with the African bush, she could never live in a city again. Especially grateful to be working at Rhino Post Safari Lodge, Sofia has seen […]

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Twere a rough night

In the words of MacBeth, “ ‘Twere a rough night”. At first I fell immediately to sleep after the exhilaration of the game drive and satisfying dinner. The bed here at Plains Tented Camp is so comfortable – the perfect softness, with white cotton linen and the cozy sense of being under canvas under African […]

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CSI Kruger

This informative blog on what to expect on a Rhino Walking Safari was recently published on Africa Geographic: See http://africageographic.com/blog/a-rhino-walking-safari/. We had a lot of anticipatory anxiety about our Rhino Walking Safari. Every day for several weeks we asked each other a new question, like “When they say Rhino Walking, do you think they actually […]

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