The Small Five – Small but powerful

Small Five Animals- South Africa- Moya Safari Lodge

Who is Africa’s Small Five? Everyone has heard about the Big Five, so it was only a matter of time that the Small Five would come out to steal the limelight. While the term ‘Big Five’ was given to the most dangerous African animals to hunt, during colonialist times, the little five are five small…

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The 12 best things to do in Hoedspruit

Afrika Rundreise- Safari im Kruger Nationalpark

Activities In and Around Hoedspruit Hoedspruit is so much more than a quiet little town in South Africa’s lowveld. It’s the Rainbow Nation’s Big Five safari capital and the gateway to the legendary Kruger National Park, being positioned bang smack in the middle of the Greater Kruger region. It’s also geographically blessed, with its western…

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The Big Five – The Superstars of the South African Bush

The Big Five South Africa

The Big Five -The Superstars of the South African Bush and what makes them so special. South Africa is home to many different animal species and each one, small or large, plays a vital and fundamental role in the sensitive ecosystem as it helps maintaining the functioning of their natural habitat. But perhaps the most…

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The Ugly Five in Kruger National Park

The Ugly Five Kruger National Park South Africa.

While being on a safari in Kruger National Park you might come along or hear the term ugly five, besides the term big five. But what are the ugly Five and why do they get called like that ? You would imagine that the ugly five would be something terrifying from a horror movie. Instead,…

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Travel Tip- Kruger National Park in South Africa

No visit to Hoedspruit and the Greater Kruger Region would be complete without a visit to the world-famous Kruger National Park. The History The  park was first proclaimed in 1898 as the Sabie Game Rserve by the then president of the Transvaal Republic , Paul Kruger. His vision of creating a national park that would…

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Unforgettable Honeymoon in South Africa


When it comes to deciding where to honeymoon, chances are you’re looking for a once-in-a-lifetime trip. Something not all your friends have done, and something that you and your fiancé will remember forever. Do you dream of seeing elephants and lions in the wild up close? Or do you dream of relaxing on warm sandy…

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Travel Tip – The Panorama Route in South Africa


The Panorama Route with the Blyde River Canyon is one of the most beautiful and popular destinations in South Africa. It is located in the province of Mpumalanga (which means the rising sun), in South Africa. The Panorama Route owes its name to the brilliant views of bizarre rock formations, gushing waterfalls, spectacular escarpments and…

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Savuti’s Legendary Lion King

Ntwadumela - The legendary Lion King

HE, WHO GREETS WITH FIRE – Savuti’s legendary Lion King …There was once a majestic male Lion in Savuti, Botswana called ‘Ntwadumela’ what a magnificent animal he was. One of two brothers who reigned over the Maome’s Pride in Savuti National Park in northern Botswana. His name means ” he who greets with fire “,…

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The National Anthem of South Africa

Flag South Africa

The national anthem is often referred to as “Nkosi Sikelel’ iAfrika”, but this has never been its official title, which is simply “National Anthem of South Africa”. The national anthem of South Africa was adopted in 1997. The first half of the song was arranged by Mzilikazi Khumalo and the second half by Jeanne Zaidel-Rudolph,…

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The South African National Flag

National Flag of South Africa

The South African National Flag is Symbol of Unity and Progress. South Africa was at a major turning point in the early 1990s. Apartheid was coming to an end, a democratic government was being formed while and Nelson Mandela was about to become the first black president of South Africa. The country of South Africa…

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