Game Report – October 2013

Game Report – October 2013
October has been a month filled with incredible sightings – leopard, lion, and cheetah kills were all recorded over this month, as well as a sighting of a rare brown hyena! The dry bush is busy transforming into a small green paradise. Within literally a couple of days of receiving rain, a thin blanket of new grass and other ground covers are breaking through the dry baked surface of the soil. This is, in my opinion, the most beautiful time of the year at Mashatu. The Mopane trees are cloaked in green, their fresh leaves contrasting against the dark earth. The Baobabs that stand like dead giants...
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Sleep tight; guest blog post by Tabby Mittins and Villiers Steyn

Sleep tight; guest blog post by Tabby Mittins and Villiers Steyn
Words by Tabby Mittins and photos by Villiers Steyn Villiers and I aren’t really lodge people. Our accommodation, for the majority of the time we spend on the road, is our little green dome tent, and we love it. However, every now and then an opportunity comes round and we indulge in a little luxury. After all, who would pass up an opportunity to get spoilt rotten? Mashatu Main Camp Unlike many similar lodges that often lose the natural charm of the setting they’re in, mostly in an effort to boost their sybaritic edge in the increasingly competitive world of luxury bush lodges, Mashatu Main Camp...
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