Pamushana | March 2017

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Winter is reaching towards us with her cold pale fingers. We’ve had some misty mornings, prevailing cold fronts and a few rainy days. That said, and despite the still lush…
Pamushana | February 2017

Singita Pamushana

As you walk along the archway of Lebombo ironwoods (Androstachys johnsonii) towards the lodge it sounds like popcorn is popping… but it’s the seed capsules bursting, and the seeds being…
Pamushana | January 2017

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We’ve had a tremendous amount of rain and our dams are full to the brim. A couple of game drives have been cancelled or delayed by guests preferring to indulge…
Pamushana | December 2016

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The moment the first raindrop of the season splashes down it changes the earth, and I love being out catching these moments – when a paper-dry seed pod becomes sodden…
Pamushana | November 2016

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We are at the end of our dry season now, so the game viewing couldn’t be better, especially for spotting predators, as you can tell from this morning report from…
Pamushana | October 2016

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We have taken advantage of the dry landscape and little vegetation cover by offering our guests lots of walking safaris this month, which have been thoroughly enjoyed by all –…
Pamushana | September 2016

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Greetings from paradise. Let’s cut to the chase as the weather has been hot and the game-viewing is cooking! Wildlife overview for September Wild dogs: With the pups still quite small,…
Pamushana | August 2016

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Last month I reported that if you have the patience, all you need do is sit at a waterhole and wait for the game to come to you. This month…
Pamushana | July 2016

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One of my favourite lines is, “If it’s not about elephants it’s irrelephant,” and indeed I could fill this month’s journal with elephant stories alone, like the bull in the…