Month: June 2014

Our First Two Days: Arrival and Getting Settled In

Hey everyone! Dan and his group at the game park are having a bit of trouble getting internet service out in the middle of the bush, but they’ll be posting soon! Rest assured, everyone arrived to the Game Park safely, and after an exciting time exploring some of the park on foot, they all settled…



We May Be Small, But We Got Big Game!

Hello once again from South Africa! Who loves waking up early? Apparently us! Today we set our alarms for 4am to make sure that we had the best chances possible of sighting all 5 of the Big 5 game animals of Southern Africa. Don’t know the Big 5? The Big 5 are the 5 most…



Tuesday Trunk-fest

Sorry for the delay in posts! It can be pretty hard to find a cellular signal out in the middle of the African bush… who would’ve thought that?!? Yesterday, everyone got quite the treat. We started our day with a hearty breakfast and some light work cleaning and preparing the Buffalo bomas (holding pens.) Then…




Where the Wild Things Are

What a fun time we all had today! We started off our second day in the beautiful game reserve by taking a morning drive out to begin some of our work cleaning up 2 invasive species of plants that are poisonous to the Water Buffalo and other animals that live on the reserve. But before…



Our New Home

    Welcome to our new home! (Apologies in advance for what will be smaller blogs over the next week. We are out in the incredible South African wilderness with very dodgy internet abilities. Will do our best every day to show you a snapshot of the amazing things we are witnessing and doing each…



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