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Kings of Savute

After returning home from South Africa in September 2015, I had only a month to get ready for the mobile camping safari in the Okavanga Delta of Botswana. It was planned from October 14th to 25th. This was arranged for me by my friend in Maun, Steven Stockhall, early this[…]

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African Safaris – 2015

Satara Lions My first safari to the African continent for the year 2015 was for five nights at Kruger National Park (KNP) followed by four nights at Kirkman’s Camp bordering Kruger in South Africa. This was from 29th August to 7th September. My wife Lilani and our eldest son Harshana,[…]

African Wild Dogs

Sighting of African Wild Dogs – A rare experience in the wild

According to local predator experts, wild dogs, also known as the African Hunting dog or the Painted dog (due to its beautiful colored skin pattern)  are listed as endangered by the IUCN. There were once about 500,000 wild dogs, but today, the numbers have been drastically reduced to about 7000[…]

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Killing Machines of Wild Africa -The African Wild dogs

The African wild dog, sometimes known as the African Hunting dog or the Painted dog (due to its beautiful colored skin pattern) in the African continent are today classified as one of the most endangered mammals in the Planet Earth.According to the information available, once there were about 500000 wild[…]

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Satara Feast

After Seven nights at Lake Nakuru and Masai Mara in Kenya, Lilani, Pala and I arrived in Johannesburg from Nairobi on the 7th September to continue our African Safari 2011. Our nephew Indu and his wife Sanwada flew from Colombo to join us on 8th morning. We headed in the[…]

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Blue Planet

Earth is the third planet from the sun in our solar system and it orbits the sun in an elliptical path at an average distance of 150 million kilometers. Earth is referred to as the Blue Planet as it appears as a blue sphere when viewed from outer space due[…]

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Kruger National Park

On the 23rd of October 2006, I together with Lilani and our friends, Chula, Yamuna, Mahilal and Ramani boarded a domestic flight from Johannesburg to Nelspruit airport, which was close to KNP. At the airport we rented a Mercedes Van for 5 days. The Satara camp inside the KNP was[…]