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Cyclone Eloise to bring more big rain??

Summer of 2020/1 has brought huge rains across most of Southern Africa with some areas seeing their best rainfall in decades. This is amazing news for drought stricken regions which have been gripped by extremely dry conditions for years. Finally now in Southern Namibia and [...]

January 19th, 2021|Tags: , , |

4 suspected rhino poachers/fishermen killed on the Chobe!

4 suspected rhino poachers have been killed in a cross border skirmish at Sedudu island on the Chobe late at night on the 5th of August - almost as a direct consequence of what happens in the middle of a tourism hotspot when there are [...]

November 9th, 2020|Tags: , , |

World Lemur Day!

30 October is World Lemur Day! Did you know there are well over 100 species of lemur? They are of course only found in Madagascar and are split into 7 families from the largest being the Indri to the smallest being the mouse lemurs of [...]

October 30th, 2020|Tags: , |

New Look for bush 24 youtube channel

Hi there, Please have a look at my Youtube Channel!!  Guess what?? It's also called bush 24 - no surprises there ! :) https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuyO6ZYpigq_Z0aPvVj5nEQ I would appreciate it if you could follow my channel - it helps to create a revenue stream which in turn [...]

October 21st, 2020|

Moonset on a starry night in the Kruger!

Moonset on a starry night at Satara! Nothing like gazing up at the Milky Way on a cold, crispy evening in the bush as a hyena whoops and some jackals cry - reminding us our place in the hierarchy out here! Join us on safari!

September 20th, 2020|

Wild Flowers 2020 – best year in decades?

  There is a glimmer of hope in 2020 !!   Images 1 & 2: Nieuwoudtville from the air & a plethora of wild flowers the likes of which has not been seen in years!   6 weeks ago we drove up via Nieuwoudtville on [...]

September 17th, 2020|

South Africa Road Trip – Part 1 – Cape Town to the Kalahari

5 August 2020 - Cape Town to Nieuwoudtville   Things didn't get off to a good start actually and before I knew it, a rock had flung up while I passed a truck and it cracked my windscreen on the left hand side - but [...]

August 21st, 2020|Tags: , , |

A Khwai Wild Dog fight to remember!

What an incredible Wild Dog sighting along the Khwai it was! According to some of the researchers in the area wild dogs are doing as well as they have done since 1994 when disease threatened the local population of about 10 packs in the study [...]

March 18th, 2020|

The Grey-Crowned Crane

If this was a dress up party then the Grey-Crowned crane would be a serious contender for top prize, right? You then have to ask yourself how such a bird evolved such crazy head gear!!? Nature never ceases to amaze! The National bird of Uganda [...]

March 17th, 2020|

Come on safari with Nic…

Thanks for reading this blog... It's a blog and a website and the aims are the same... it is all about the bush! It will always be about the bush and appreciating these most magnificent areas around the African continent! Since I started guiding in [...]

March 16th, 2020|