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Heavy rain-laden clouds rolling across the landscape are typical of the heart of winter in the Western Cape of South Africa and are usually the time when people huddle inside beside a warming fireplace and with glass of red wine in hand. However, De Hoop Nature Reserve still has much to offer over winter and as one of the...
The Cederberg mountains are a place of great scenic beauty, natural and cultural history. A mountainous wilderness area, shaped by the elements and inhabited by the elusive Cape Mountain Leopard, Verreaux's Eagle and endemic Clanwilliam Cedar tree, it is an outdoor enthusiast and photographers wonderland.
Think of the West Coast and Namaqualand and images of vast fields of yellow and orange daisies and cold seas filled with crayfish are conjured up. Over and above this seasonal natural wealth, the area which stretches from almost the point of leaving Cape Town, all the way up to town of Springbok and inland to include the Cedarberg...
Recently, wildlife and conservation photographer Peter Chadwick had the privilege to spend 10 days in the Addo Elephant National Park. During this time it rained virtually continuously and this brought an unexpected hive of activity of seldom seen species and animal behavior that provided excellent photographic opportunities. Flying ant emergences provided the most spectacular viewing with many species making...
As the seasons start changing from summer to winter in the Cape, the weather becomes less predictable and the autumn colors provide a vibrant visual display that beckons to be photographed.
The 30th December would be our last morning in the park and we headed off at 05h20, determined to have a fantastic last drive out on the Mata-Mata road. Well… we were so rewarded! With 10 minutes to spare before we would be allowed out of the gate we drove up to the top of the camp...
On the morning of the 26th we packed up camp at Mata-Mata and headed towards Nossob. A couple of kilometers outside the Mata-Mata camp we came across one of the most exciting sightings of our trip.
The next two days were spent at Tweerivieren camp exploring in the early mornings and late afternoons. In summer one really needs to be at the gate and ready to go at 05h30. By 08h00 it is already getting very hot and the animals become more elusive by the minute, although we remained out until 11h30-12 most days. ...
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