Monthly Archives: January 2012

Kruger Flooding – our clients evacuated!

Yesterday was a day of high drama. We came into the office to hear that there had been unprecedented rainfall (approx 400mm) in the Timbavati and Kruger Park area of South Africa causing widespread flooding and devastation. We had clients staying at Simbavati River Lodge which normally has a stunning riverside location – the best [...]

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Sanbona Wildlife Reserve – My Trip Report

Recently we stayed at Sanbona Gondwana Family Lodge which I reviewed elsewhere for its family safaris. But what’s Sanbona Wildlife Reserve like as a general game lodge, for those who don’t want or don’t have the time to travel to the Eastern Cape, Madikwe or Kruger? In a nutshell – excellent! They have now located [...]

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Sanbona Wildlife Reserve for Family Safaris

Just back from a fabulous couple of days at Sanbona Wildlife Reserve staying at the family-friendly Gondwana Family Lodge. We went to shoot a family safari video to show on our website soon and so Mari and I decided to use our own kids as guinea pigs. However this was not exactly child labour! The [...]

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Kate Bergh is co-founder of Cedarberg African Travel, a specialist tour operator for Southern and East Africa.

She heads up the South African office, having lived in South Africa since 1993. Her home looks up to the Cedarberg Mountains, where she enjoys hiking and cycling, when she’s not out discovering new places to visit, with her three children in tow. Kate has travelled extensively throughout the region to Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Namibia, Botswana, Mozambique and Zimbabwe as well as most areas of South Africa. She also loves history, meeting people and a good thriller...


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