Map guides: Table Mountain and Lion's Head
Tony Lourens of Blue Mountain Publishers has spent many hours exploring Table Mountain and is the author of Table Mountain Classics, a book that’s filled with everything you need to know about South Africa’s iconic mountain. Blue Mountain Publishers have now brought out handy map guides for Table Mountain and Lion’s Head.
More safety rangers for Table Mountain
Mountain lovers can take heart: 60 full-time visitor safety rangers are on guard in Table Mountain National Park. I attended their passing out parade to find out more.
Wildlife filmmaker: Meet Katy Johnson
Katy Johnson is a producer and director for the Southern African Natural History Unit (SANHU), the people who bring us weekly wildlife clips on the Wild Card website. Katy’s clips give us a dose of the African bush, and make us long for it even more than we already do! We chat to Katy to find out more about her job and what she loves most.
Wildlife filmmaker: Meet Katy Johnson Part 2
Katy Johnson of the Southern African Natural History Unit (SANHU) tells us what it’s like to be involved in making wildlife films. Read our Q & A.
A taste of Tankwa
A visit to Tankwa fills your mind with rich images of history, animal life, landscape, succulent scrub, heat, snakes, water from seemingly nowhere and vivid night skies. By Colin Hancox
15 Books for under the Xmas tree
If you’ve begun to think about your Christmas shopping list, here are some suggestions for the nature lovers in your life. These wonderful books would make welcome gifts.
When you wish upon a star ... Five meteor showers in November!
There are few activities more relaxing - and energising at the same time - than lying on your back watching shooting stars, and at this time of year there are more than usual. Words by CapeNature and Over The Moon Tours.
Getting close to 17 wild dogs on iMfolozi Wilderness Trail
Venturing into a wilderness area on foot and experiencing wildlife in all its facets, is something that every person needs to do at least once in a lifetime. By ranger Zephian Alberts •
Tourist guide Klaus Schindler had a fantastic sighting on his recent trip to the Kruger Park. The following sequence took place very quickly but left a marked impression on Klaus and his guests. It even inspired him to purchase a better quality lens...
Fun at the riverside
Make the most of the summer by going to a river near you. You'll have a great outing!