One of the Big 5: the black rhino

The fifth of the Big 5 of Africa

And finally, on our (most probably) last game drive in South Africa we saw it! The one missing from the Big 5 of Africa. We had travelled 13 thousand kilometers in 4 countries, visited 20 National Parks and game reserves, spent countless hours in the bush – in the car of course – and on the very last day we caught a glimpse of it: the leopard. Read more

3 beautiful national parks in South Africa

3 beautiful national parks in South Africa

In the second week of our stay in South-Africa we visited 3 different national parks which all had their own charm. The West Coast National Park was full of beautiful animal, our favorites were the Hartmann Zebras. Namaqualand was a miracle with the millions of flowers that were in full bloom, coloring the whole area into bright orange, purple and yellow. Augrabies enchanted us with its beautiful waterfall and the varying landscape.

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First impressions from South-Africa

The first couple of days in South-Africa were nothing like you would imagine as real African experience. We spent about a week in the Western Cape, in the Cape Town region, looking for penguins, whales, seals and exploring rough coastlines and high mountain peaks. The Western Cape region presented itself with lush green fields of grass and bushland.  Read more