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A Tree for Shade

Posted by Hlengiwe on Tue July 30, 2019 in RETURN Culture.

For trail walkers, a shady tree is a welcome friend, and in Pafuri there are many old friends.

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Tracking the Trackers

Posted by Hlengiwe on Wed July 3, 2019 in RETURN Culture.

When does the skill of tracking become an art?
When it’s in the blood.

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A Makuleke Menagerie

Posted by Hlengiwe on Wed June 12, 2019 in RETURN Culture.

Nyala, elephant and nightjars are not visitors to Pafuri’s unfenced camps. We are the guests in their domain.

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The Land Between Two Rivers

Posted by Hlengiwe on Fri May 10, 2019 in RETURN Culture.

The Makuleke concession is defined by two rivers. To us, they mark the borders of our area, but for nature, they are right at the center.

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A Long Way Coming

Posted by Alweet on Wed October 18, 2017 in RETURN Culture.

Sitting around the campfire with guests while they enjoy G+T’s after their first game drive is when I am almost always asked, “What made you decide to be a guide?” I am quick to respond that I didn’t decide to be a guide but rather that guiding found me, it sounds cliché. I didn’t even know that such a career even existed when I passed grade 12 in 1997. We lived fewer than 10 kilometres from the western border of the Kruger National Park and I had never experienced a game drive or even seen a nature guide; AKA Game Ranger.

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