Monthly Archive: February, 2013

Morning Drink Stop

We had a great game drive this morning. After tracking for less than half an hour we found the breeding herd of Elephants feeding in thick bush. We watched them crossing the road… Continue reading

Outside the house!

When I lived in the USA and in Europe I used to see children playing outside my front door, I saw joggers on their morning runs and dog owners out on a stroll.… Continue reading

And the answer is … Elephant!

The answer to the question about the “hill climbing” Praying Mantis is African Elephant. All answers to the original blog message were correct: (  Have a good week!

Valley and Hill

This Praying Mantis moved from a valley to a mountain. Can anyone guess where on Thanda this “landscape” is located 🙂 ?


Today’s images shows the impact of the very heavy summer rains this season. The grass on the Thanda savanna is so high that even Buffalo are difficult to spot. At the end of an eventful… Continue reading

I am big and you better leave!

On today’s game drive I had positioned my vehicle parallel to the path which the Thanda breeding herd of Elephant took across an open Fever Tree area. This young bull did not like my parking… Continue reading

Moonlight, again!

It seems to be a moonlight week. While I was waiting for my guests to be finished with bush dinner I watched the moon and the stars. I took these two – very… Continue reading

Magic Moment!

After a game drive with excellent Giraffe, Lion, Rhino and Hyena sightings we made our way back to the Lodge when the sun had set and the moon was providing the illumination. This… Continue reading

The THANDA WILDLIFE 2012 Collage

I have create this collage of Thanda images I shot in 2012. The print is available online at It is available in the following sizes 8″x12″, 10″x15″, 12″x18″, 16″x24″, 20″x30″, 24″x36″, 30″x45″,… Continue reading

Summer Crossing

This picture shows the Thanda Elephant herd crossing a road in front of two game drive vehicles. In the summer time when the vegetation is very dense it takes excellent tracking skills and also a bit of… Continue reading