Madikwe Moments Blog
Please join us in welcoming the new Management Couple of Jaci’s Lodges - Jaco & Diana Becker, who both have a deep passion for the bush and all things wild.
There was an old buffalo bull, which was in very bad shape at one of our waterholes. For the purpose of this story, we will just call him Bruno the buffalo.
What an exciting and exhilirating day we enjoyed, starting early we followed instructions and directions issued from the helicopter as it flew over the Madikwe Game Reserve looking for our target animal – a rhino with un “notched” ears. We were actually on a Conservation Safari – Wow!
This week has been a scorcher! This resulted in several things – lots of white faces (due to vast amounts of sunblock) or extremly red faces (due to lack of sunblock) which either way gives you something to laugh about!
Jungle Lane, this is where the field guides in the park do their shooting evaluations to either carry a rifle on a game drive vehicle or to guide walking trails in Madikwe Game Reserve.
We were on a short bumble with two young guests from Jaci’s Safai Lodge yesterday afternoon when we came across an elephant drinking outside Jaci’s Tree Lodge – and then we saw the teeny, weeny baby – what a surprise!
It has been an amazing week for both the big and small creatures, who play a roll in the eco system to show us what it is really capable of.
So, you’re going birding at Jaci’s Lodges and you’ve just purchased the latest state-of-the-art digital SLR camera. But do your skills match your fancy new camera? We’ve compiled some tips to help you take pictures that Annie Leibovitz would be proud of.
The African fish eagle. Photo courtesy of Sumeet Moghe
You don’t have to be a professional to be a birder. In fact, you don’t even have to be an adult.
We’ve compiled a top 10 list of interesting birds for youngsters (and beginners) to spot on the specialised birding safari at Jaci’s Lodges in the Madikwe Game Reserve. Learn the terminology that birders use and impress everyone with your knowledge of our fine feathered friends in the wild.
This year, Jaci’s Lodges is hosting a series of specialised safaris that will leave bird lovers twitching.