Kwandwe Private Game Reserve

Kwandwe Private Game Reserve

“Look at those elephants mum, they are so quiet, they look like ghosts in the moonlight.” This was my daughter and we were enjoying sundowners at Kwandwe Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape. The elephant would have gone unnoticed were it not for her sharp eyes in the fast dimming evening light. Kwandwe is ideal…

Solo Safaris

Solo Safaris

The article on solo sojourners which appeared in Sunday’s New York Times fell across my desk yesterday and got me thinking about how suitable the Pulse Africa destinations were for single travellers. The gist of the article is that more travellers are going solo and interestingly, they are not who we may expect them to…

Three Trees at Spionkop

Three Trees at Spionkop

When I was younger we used to hurl insults to the Afrikaans kids and they to us. Insults of rooinek and soutpiel were vollied with cries of crunchie and dutchman. After that we used to settle down to the serious business of riding our bikes, trekking through the veld and playing in the drains –…