General | October 2012

Shooting in Monochrome – Lion Grimace

The first thing that stood out for me was the clean background and the fact that this image was out of focus delivering more impact on the subject in focus.…
General | September 2012

The votes are in!

The results have been announced! After hundreds of trips and memorable experiences this year, Condé Nast travellers have entered their votes and the verdict is in:  Singita Grumeti ranks #1…
Wildlife | August 2012

Seeing Spots

There is nothing so remarkable as arriving at the Singita Sabi Sand and encountering a leopard on the first night.  This was the case during my recent visit.  It had…
Wildlife | August 2012

The Coalition

I had heard many stories about a new coalition of male lions that had now made their presence felt on the Singita Sabi Sand property. They had already killed one…
Wildlife | August 2012

On Arrival

The wheels of the tiny plane touched down on the narrow Singita runway situated in the Sabi Sand game reserve. My heart skipped a beat and my excitement levels were…
Wildlife | August 2012

Singita Sabi Sand

I’ve recently arrived back home from a remarkable trip exploring the unspoilt terrain of Singita Sabi Sand.  Home to three Singita lodges in 18,000 hectares, the reserve’s stretches of grassland…
Wildlife | July 2012

Exploring the Den

One of the guides informed me that there was an active hyena den site close to one of the major pans in the more central parts of the Singita Sabi…
Wildlife | July 2012

An Unexpected Find

While driving north along the Mozambique border in the Singita Kruger concession, I suddenly slammed on the brakes as my tracker raised his hand and gestured to his ear.  We…
Wildlife | June 2012

A Private Life

Leopards’ private lives often remain a secret, however when you come to know some of the individuals and eventually gain their trust that secret may be shared. They are widespread…