Wildlife | November 2012

A Haven for Hippo

The place to be in winter when looking for game in the bush is along a watercourse, as these areas are always teeming with a variety of wildlife who visit…
Wildlife | November 2012

An Elephant’s Playground

Dumbana Pools is a well-known pool situated along the N’wanetsi River in Singita’s private concession in the Kruger National Park, and treasured by all the animals that inhabit the area.…
Wildlife | October 2012

The re-acquaintance of an old friend

During my time as a guide working at Singita Kruger National Park, I spent many long hours with the Xinkelegane female. She was one of the most relaxed and therefore…
General | October 2012

The N’wanetsi

James Suter exploring Singita Kruger National Park. I awoke early the first morning, packed the vehicle, gulped down some coffee and headed for the African bush. The flooding has been…
Wildlife | July 2012

The Battle of Beasts

Even within the comfort of a vehicle, a lion is one intimidating animal.  At Singita we often have close encounters with these beasts as most individuals are fairly relaxed with…
Lodges and Camps | July 2012

The Last Day

Today was Lucien Green’s last day in the kitchen at the Singita School of Cooking.  He managed to squeeze in one more demo before he left:  confit duck gizzards, duck…
Wildlife | June 2012

The Mating Game

It’s peculiar, for the amount of times that lions mate, it is quite a rare sight to actually catch them in the act. However lions do not mate at any…
Lodges and Camps | February 2012

Taking the Family to Singita Sweni

Increasingly, families are seeking meaningful travel excursions that incorporate the whole family.  People want to interact with local cultures and celebrate the distinctiveness of a destination.  No longer is the…
General | February 2012

Graduation Almost Here!

The long-awaited graduation day at the Singita School of Cooking is now just around the corner.  After an arduous 18-month-long-programme, 6 students are currently completing assignments and going through the…