Archive for February, 2012

‘God’s Rays’: Story of a Photograph

God’s Rays, Drakensburg, South Africa

Looking at one of Michael Poliza’s photographs, you would never say that he has only been a practicing photographer for the past five years. Before that, Poliza was a businessman in the IT sector. His love of nature and travel was rooted in the expedition he led on the Starship Millenium Voyage, a 75 000 nautical mile voyage around the world that investigated ecological issues in areas too remote to be reached any other way. Read the rest of this entry »

Rangers on Strike

In the wake of near-catastrophic flood levels and in the midst of a poaching crisis, in which record numbers of rhinos have been killed inside the borders of the reserve, there seems to be more controversial news for the Kruger National Park, as over 350 park employees are set to go on strike today. Read the rest of this entry »

Colourful Birds of the Kruger

Summer is here and it’s the best time to spot migrant birds in the Kruger National Park, with some of the most colourful birds in the world coming to South Africa for a holiday. Here’s a list of our ten favourite birds with stunning plumage. Read the rest of this entry »

Win a stay at Londolozi!

The Good Work Foundation has teamed up with The Good Work Foundation, Londolozi Game Reserve and Chad Cocking Wildlife Photography to offer you a once in a lifetime opportunity to contribute to the education of someone who needs it and win an unforgettable stay at Londolozi! All you have to do to enter is buy a raffle ticket from the Good Work Foundation, below. Go on, tickets are only $20, and all the proceeds go to the charity! Read the rest of this entry »