Kruger National Park: Day 3

Kruger National Park: Day 3

After breaking down camp at 4:30am, we decided to head south into the park, near the Berg-en-Dal area. On our first main road we passed cape buffalo, giraffe, elephant, rhino, and impala – not a bad start! We made a pit-stop for breakfast and went on our way. We...
Kruger National Park: Day 2

Kruger National Park: Day 2

Somehow the boys kept up with me, as we awoke 4am to jumpstart our day. Upon exiting Pretoriouskop, we were swarmed by many baby hyenas next to a huge den. They were absolutely adorable, but the flies that swarmed their coats flooded into the car – totally...
Kruger National Park: Day 1

Kruger National Park: Day 1

Before heading to South Africa, I was told that Kruger National Park was an absolute must due to its high concentration of species – 147 species of wildlife, 507 species of birds, 49 species of fish, and 300 species of trees. It is a Big 5 park – lion,...
Driving the Panoramic Route

Driving the Panoramic Route

After my overland tour with Intrepid Travel, I flew from Vic Falls to Johannesburg to begin the third leg of my African journey. I met Terangi, a guy that I met on New Year’s Eve in Rio 2013-2014, and we began our road trip. We spent the week with my friend John, whom...
Cape Town: Sunset at Camps Bay

Cape Town: Sunset at Camps Bay

We were supposed to leave on our overland camping tour with Intrepid Travel at noon following our Lion’s Head sunrise hike. We boarded the truck, lunches in hand, and realized after a few moments that our truck wasn’t moving. Turns out, we weren’t purposely idle – the...