Monthly Archives: September 2013

Happy International Vulture Awareness Day

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Meet the team: Syanne, Riley and Noah from SOMKHANDA

Riley Riley began as a field guide 5 years ago with a particular interest in birds and his guiding has taken him on plenty adventures, from game capture, to cruising the lake St. Lucia, to watching turtles nesting along the … Continue reading

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YOU PLAY WITH FIRE – YOU DIE BY FIRE

A bit of ‘a stone in the shoe’ to me is private people keeping dangerous animals in captivity. Surely people who do so are a bit ‘loony’? Animals are primarily driven by instinct, they are wired differently to humans and … Continue reading

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Meet the team: Patrick Pakathli

Growing up in rural Zululand a stone’s throw away from King Shaka’s Kwabulawayo capital and the grave of Queen Nandi (Shaka’s mother) is a contradiction of carefree days of exploring the hillsides, valleys and forest in search of stray cattle … Continue reading

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Meet the team: Stef Steyn

Stef is a registered National Tourist Guide with a specialist qualification in nature and cultural. Born and bred in the Kwa Zulu Natal Midlands with the Drakensberg Mountains on his doorstep, Stef’s passion for the outdoors was fueled whilst getting … Continue reading

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Meet the team: Colin Christie

Colin was born in Durban and raised in Swaziland. On finishing college he joined the Swaziland Police and later joined the Police in what was then Rhodesia. On returning to South Africa at the end of the 70’s he started … Continue reading

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