First Quarter 2011 - Ranger's Letter
Greetings everyone and a very warm welcome to 2011 from all of us here at the Bush house and we hope that all of you had an excellent festive season.
For everyone that has been to Madikwe before during the winter and summer season will know exactly what I am talking about when I speak of the “transformation”. One could notice certain changes in the bush during the spring months but now a whole different bushveld has unfolded before us with a blanket of lush green stretching as far as the eye can see. With most of the trees in flower, lush green grasses and the clean air and every insect you can possibly think of, this all provides for a spectacular place to be in this time of the year.
First Quarter 2011 - Sue & Gordon's Notebook
It’s a jungle out there! Quite literally as the bush is a riot of a thousand shades of green after the glorious rain we have had. As like last year it started late, and with a vengeance, but has been giving us tremendous downpours. Some rainstorms have been a little too zealous as borne out by the damage to the lounge ceiling but rain is never unwelcome.