Posts by Romi
New accommodation at Goukamma
Groenvlei Bush Camp, which has been closed temporarily, is soon to reopen with three brand new cottages. By Romi Boom
More Back-Road 4x4 Trips by Mariëlle Renssen, MapStudio, 2012
Off-road enthusiasts will thoroughly enjoy this book, the sequel to Our Top 4x4 Routes, also by MapStudio.
Irresistible attraction of our wild places
What a feast of colours and textures! Surely there can’t be a better gift for South Africans, especially those who are living abroad, or for visitors to this country, than the latest coffee table book by the well-known Van den Berg shutterbug family. Whether this is your home country, or whether you are discovering it for the first time, the photos are heart-rending and affect you on an emotional level.
ELEPHANT ESCAPADES AT TEMBE
Tembe’s great tusker Isilo enjoys a game of hide and seek. At night, he frequents the lodge, strolling along the pathways in camp. By daybreak, he has vanished into the Maputaland thickets. By Romi Boom
Witness a lion hunt
Kruger National Park with its big lion population is one of the Top 10 destinations world-wide to encounter lions, but thick bush can make it hard to see a kill. Here’s how to optimise your chances.
Waar slaap ons?
Kampeerders let wel: Jy reis deur die land en benodig oornagplek. Of jy beplan ‘n vakansie en wil die regte staanplek vir jou gesin se behoeftes kies. Waar begin jy?
Deur Romi Boom
Unique Wild line-up for Summer 2012/13
Heading south? Heading north? No matter where you’re holidaying in December, the summer issue of Wild magazine will whet your appetite to travel. Here’s a glimpse of what’s in store. By Romi Boom.
Butterflies at Tembe
Zululand’s lowland forests, as found in Tembe Elephant Park, Ndumo, Mkhuze, Kosi Bay etc, are great places to look for butterflies. By Romi Boom.
Grey Ghosts on the Ivory Coast
Great tuskers, or hundred-pounders, can still be found at Tembe Elephant Park. By Romi Boom.
Wildlife: Killers and victims on the rise
Considering that 80 per cent of Africa’s wild animals live outside game reserves, antagonism between humans and wild animals leads to thousands of people being killed annually. Who are the victims?