Travels with Susan


Cat Fishing

Posted on September 17, 2007 at 3:09 PM Comments comments (0)

Now if you’re a guide you probably know that catfish don’t need a lot of water to survive, but that didn’t stop us from rescuing some that were stranded. It was particularly dry and the main reserves lake had gone down quite a bit. One section of the lake had broken off and almost dried out completely. We had made a decision to collect as many barbel as we could and release them into the section of the lake that still had water in it. We found an empty plastic water drum and...

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The Magnificent Seven

Posted on March 10, 2007 at 11:42 AM Comments comments (0)

Seeing all of the magnificent seven in one day is something that doesn’t happen often. For those who don’t know what they are, it is the cheetah, wild dog and the ‘big five’ (Elephant, rhino, buffalo, lion and leopards). I have been “out there” basically every day for the last four years – once in the morning and again in the afternoon on game drives, so I have been lucky enough to seen the ‘big five’ or a combination of the seven a few ti...

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