The Buffelshoek Trust presents a collaborative effort between a local sory teller, based in the village of Utah, K.D. Mabunda and two musicians, Daniel Eppel fromEdible Audio Studios, Cape Town and Craig Charnock (Quite a White Ou).The Rhino song will help create awareness about this endangered species. Wach the promo video, check out the village of Utah and listen to a taste of traditional song infused with contemporary beats here https://vimeo.com/146610778
A morning or day drive in the iconic bush in Kruger National Park is sure to reveal some gems. Keep your eyes peeled as you drive within the 50 km speed limit, or you might miss a sighting or two. We nearly did not see this hyena mom and baby as they both blended so well with the brown and dark earth.
Hyena mom and little one
We nearly missed this little one crossing the road on an overcast, drizzling kind of day. Small and beautiful.
Small turtle crossing
Tortoise at the yellow line.
Bhili Sibuyi, is a local, game ranger from Utah village, with more than 20 years of experience conducting village based tours into the Sabi Sand Game Reserve for tourists and local school children. He uses the shell of a larger tortoise as a sun visor. He says they call him “The tortoise man”. A day game drive with Bhili’s MzsingitanaTransport &Tours Services is sure to guarantee you some interesting sightings in the iconic bush. Plus, he will share stories about the history of the area.
Bhili with his game drive vehicle wearing a tortoise shell sun visor
Be patient and more importantly, be humble here. Creatures rule. Respect for the abundance and beauty of life in the iconic bush is demanded.
This family of rhinos did not mind the on lookers. Going on about with the business of living in the iconic bush.
A solitaire zebra reminds us of the sharp contrast of its Black and White stripes. How can we forget?
The Springbok are bountiful and all about.
What about the little blue bird? It blends in well with the green shrubbery and the grey, light blue clouds.