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Day 20: Reasons Why I love South Africa: Giraffes

My lovely sister in law loves giraffes and I have written a post about them before. You can find it here.  You can find giraffes in groups or on their own. Older bulls usually stay on their own. Hope you enjoy the pictures! Please remember to visit  this website for more information. Please do join me on this […]

Day 18: Why I love South Africa: The animals: Springbokke

A springbok is s a medium-sized brown and white antelope. It is very fast and can reach speeds of up to 100km/h (62 mph) it can jump very high 4m (13 feet) through the air. Spring – translated is jump and bok translated is goat. The springbok is South Africa’s national animal and also the name […]

Day 17: Why I love South Africa: The elephants

An elephant is amazing Majestic and powerful! They also have emotions and have been known to “cry”. I love seeing these amazing creatures. Please remember to visit  this website for more information. Please do join me on this adventure. Click here for more blogs taking part in this challenge For a full list of posts in this series […]

Day 16: Why I love South Africa: The Animals: zebra

My favourite animal is a zebra. I love horses and a zebra is a horse in pj’s am I right? Every zebra’s stripes are different. Just like a fingerprint. The sound that a zebra makes is what I associate with savannah and the African bush. I’d like to share some of our best zebra photo’s […]

Day 15 Why I love South Africa: Pilanesberg Part 3

This is Part 3 of our visit to Pilanesberg Game reserve. This last post is just photos of the wonderful animals that we have here in Africa. Enjoy! For a full list of posts in this series please click here. Please remember to visit  this website for more information. Please do join me on this adventure. Click here […]

Day 14: Why I love South Africa: Pilanesberg Part 2

Welcome to part 2.  In my previous post I related how we arrived at Pilanesberg and about a close encounter with an elephant. So after breakfast we decided to go on a game drive. For a full list of posts in this series please click here. Please remember to visit  this website for more information. Please do join […]

Day 13: Why I love South Africa: So many places to visit: Pilanesberg

In 2014 my sister, Karin, brother, Hawie, sister in law, Lindsay and I went to Pilanesberg  Game Reserve. It is close to Sun City in the North West Province. Lindsay is American and we wanted to introduce her to South Africa. We stayed in Safari Tents at the Manyane Camp. The first evening we arrived there […]