Jan 17, 2018 |
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Climate and Landscape
It’s the beginning of a new year and we had surprisingly milder temperatures than forecast, with a minimum of 18° Celsius and the mercury maxing out at 38° C. We could have done with more wet weather as we only received 8 mm of rain in total for the month. The foggy mornings did make for some eerie landscapes though.
Every year we take some time to refurbish parts of the camp. In January we closed for 20 days. With so little movement around the concession we are “confined” to what comes to us. Well, this month we had some pretty good sightings without going anywhere.
Very early in our month at Kwetsani we saw two impressively-maned male lions crossing the Kwetsani floodplain one late afternoon. One paused,...