Ryan on Safari

Our first safari was in South Africa, at a place called Bush Lodge. We arrived at night, so we didn’t see as much, but our spotter/tracker Dollen spotted a GREEN chameleon in a bunch of GREEN leaves with a flashlight in the dark. (He had a good eye). Our second safari, which required us to get up at 5:30 AM so we could leave at 6 AM, (after coffee, of course) was pretty awesome. We even spotted a leopard, which is pretty rare to see, because they are so good at camouflage. We… Read More

Safari Highlights: Leopards and Cheetahs

Ok, now on to the gorgeous Leopards!  Below, we are doing a night safari.  It was our very first one at Kapama and I didn’t have high hopes that we would spot any Big Cats.  It’s especially difficult to spot a leopard hiding in a tree in the middle of the day, as they blend in so well.  Try spotting one at night!  But it happened and we felt incredibly fortunate that this one was spotted.  We were awed by its beauty and sleekness. The photos below were taken within an hour of… Read More