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Winter Warmth in Zululand

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I left the Midlands at the bleak end of winter, searching for some warmth further North. Even the landscape becomes warmer, with a unique grapefruit hue, from the grass, to the succulents, to the sunset. It is good to unfurl my pasty toes at the infinity pool deck at Isibindi Zulu Lodge. The views are…

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Follow the Light, Roger

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Isibindi Zulu Lodge is a protected home to dearly beloved Roger, a giraffe of 28 years no less. Now most giraffe live to 20, 25 years if they are very lucky, but our dear Roger simply will not let go. Concerned lodge managers Marnus and Nicole say that they live in a state of perpetual…

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Cultural Delights

Here’s a lot of fun packed into one afternoon and evening – the annual German Festival which takes place at Elandskraal on the first Saturday of every June. All in aid of charity, here you will find every imaginable German delight, in order of (my) importance: Gluwein, tall draughts of beer, homemade bread, top quality…

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The Enchanted Forest

Superb photographs and text capture the magical stay of Sayari Africa: Go Wild at Kosi Forest Lodge. Click on this link below to share their experience: The Enchanted Forest by Sayari Africa  

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Far and Wild Safaris Reviews Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge

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Thank you to Far and Wild Safaris for this beautifully written and photographed review of their stay at Rhino Ridge. It is a work of art! Click on this link below to experience Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge from their perspective: Far and Wild Safaris Review Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge       http://farandwild.blogspot.co.za/2016/06/rhino-ridge-safari-lodge-hluhluwe.html    

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5 Tips for Taking Better Lodge Photos on Holiday

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We asked Characterstays to give us some tips for taking better lodge photos on holiday – follow this link to get some great ideas at Africa Geographic. http://africageographic.com/blog/5-tips-for-taking-better-lodge-photos-on-holiday/         

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5 Good Reasons to Book at Thonga Beach Lodge

Robinson Crusoe goes percale in these glass-fronted, thatched bush huts situated right at the pristine Mabibi beach in Northern KwaZulu-Natal. Here are our top 5 reasons to book a stay at Thonga Beach Lodge Reason 1: The unspoilt golden beach of Mabibi is one of the cleanest, most beautiful beaches in the world, as it…

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12 Creepy Facts about Hyena

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Underdog of the African bush, the hyena remains one of our favourite of all beasties to spot when on safari. Here are some things you may wish you never knew about this unlikely creature: Africa Geographic: 12 Creepy Facts about Hyena    

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