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The Cat Report: February 16-23

The Sabi Sand (Thamba, his usual photogenic self, Screenshot Credit: zoom-with-a-view, safariLIVE, Djuma) THAMBA February 17 Thamba surprised us yet again this week as we stumbled upon him on Quarantine. This young leopard, although still needing substantial practice hunting large game, seems to be doing exceptionally well given [...]

By | 2018-02-24T13:42:11+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|cat-report, safariLIVE, viewers|0 Comments

safariLIVE Takes on Japan

Earlier this month safariLIVE trailblazed new territory- new digital territory. We are proud to announce that we are now streaming on Niconico. Since 2007 Niconico has been leading the way in video uploading and sharing in Japan. With Niconico, people can watch their favourite videos and are sure to never miss out on anything [...]

By | 2018-02-24T13:58:05+00:00 February 21st, 2018|Featured, safariLIVE, viewers|0 Comments

A Return to Normalcy: An Intern’s Perspective of the Aftermath of TV

Throughout the TV show I got the sense that there was a collective breath being held. As the week continued on, this breath grew and grew until at last, at the climax of TV’s final episode, it was unleashed. As the credits rolled for the final time, a resounding cheer sounded across Final Control. [...]

By | 2018-02-21T11:17:37+00:00 February 21st, 2018|Camp Life, safariLIVE|0 Comments

World Wetlands Day

It’s World Wetlands Day and for the 21st year people around the world have come together to celebrate and protect these vital ecosystems. This year’s theme is Wetlands for a Sustainable Urban Future for wetlands aren’t just important in the African bush, but all around the world as well. As many would suspect, where [...]

By | 2018-02-02T15:31:21+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|Featured, safariLIVE|0 Comments

Bushwalk, Nature and Feeling Human

Modern society has a dehumanising effect. Our lives are dictated by alarm clocks, traffic jams, constant multi-tasking and countless distractions. The result being that many feel a penetrating sense of alienation from our surroundings and ourselves. We have seemingly unlimited options and yet we feel as though we are missing something. To alleviate [...]

By | 2018-02-01T17:00:44+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Featured, safariLIVE|0 Comments

The Cat Report: December 30 – January 5

 SABI SAND (Thandi and her cub lying together on a log, Screenshot Credit: Kim Eckert, safariLIVE, Djuma). THANDI January 1 In the early hours of the morning, WE found a special treat to ring in the New Year: Thandi and her cub were lying together on a log [...]

By | 2018-01-23T05:42:26+00:00 January 5th, 2018|cat-report|0 Comments

WE welcome Steve Faulconbridge to safariLIVE

Steve was born and raised in the concrete jungle of Johannesburg. He didn’t have the opportunity to spend much time in nature, but his mother’s stories of her childhood outside the Kruger created an attachment to the place. On top of that the compulsory career aptitude test he took in school suggested that [...]

By | 2018-01-23T05:43:43+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|crew, safariLIVE, viewers|0 Comments

Adventures of an Intern: Maasai Mara vs Djuma By Jake McDaniel

Me (on the left)  and my brother David, who came to Djuma for a visit. My name is Jake McDaniel. You may remember me from a few months ago when I was an intern in the Maasai Mara. During that time I assisted in the production of the daily internet TV shows [...]

By | 2018-01-22T14:11:42+00:00 January 1st, 2018|Camp Life, Featured, safariLIVE|2 Comments

The Cat Report: December 22-29

SABI SAND (Tingana on the look-out, Photo: Gabi Hossain, safariLIVE, Djuma) TINGANA December 22 While WE were taking a morning bumble we stumbled upon fresh leopard tracks which quickly led us to Djuma’s dominant male- Tingana. The leopard was sawing, his gaze consistently pointing south. The assumption was [...]

By | 2018-01-23T05:46:22+00:00 December 29th, 2017|cat-report|0 Comments

The Sweet Rewards of Knowledge

Place matters. Cultures did not develop in a vacuum, but in response to people’s surroundings. The flora and fauna in which humans were immersed determined the rhythm of daily life, social dynamics and banks of knowledge. To live so close to the land, groups of people were required to be experts in their environments. [...]

By | 2018-01-22T14:14:36+00:00 December 27th, 2017|Featured, safariLIVE|0 Comments