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Kruger National Park

Kruger National Park, one of the largest game reserves in Africa that I just love to discover either on foot or by car. It doesn't matter, it just is a fascinating place.

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    A walking safari, the ultimate way to nurture your soul!

    I went on a 4-day backpack trail in Kruger National Park and did so much more than just recharge my batteries. Four days of walking in the African bush, with everything you need, stowed away in your backpack. That’s more or less how you can describe a backpack trail. Did you see many animals? That’s the first question everybody asks. Yes, this time (this was my second backpack trail in Kruger National Park) we had a lot of animal encounters. But you know what? It’s not only about that. It’s about the whole experience that makes a trip like this special. Don’t get me wrong, it is exciting when you…

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    How to survive your first amazing walking safari?

    So you can go back on a new one 🙂 When I tell people, I’m going on a walking trail or, better known as walking safari, in Greater Kruger National Park I always get the same question… “Is it safe?” and my response is then:” As safe as getting on an airplane or getting in your car to drive to work”. But, when I answer this, I wonder if I am even telling the truth? I thought it was time to check some facts with an expert in this field. I had the opportunity to interview Brenden Pienaar, founder of Lowveld Trails Co. With more than 11 000 walking hours…

  • Kruger walking trails planning tools
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    How to plan your ultimate, once in a lifetime, Walking Safari experience?

    I’ll tell you all about it but, be warned, you might want to head out straight away 🙂 We are December 2017, a friend is telling me she is going on this 4-day backpacking trail in Kruger National Park (South Africa). I’m listening very carefully because I doubt what I just heard. Can you actually go on a Backpack trail in big five country? Fast forward to 25 July 2018… I’m sitting in the back of a game vehicle, realizing that I just completed my first backpack trail in Kruger National Park, already thinking on when the next one is going to be! How did I get there? A month…