Author: Louise De Waal

African Penguin – Not Such Happy Feet

Penguin rescue

South Africa is well-known for its Big Five safari sightings of lion, elephant, rhino, leopard and buffalo.  A lesser-known fact is that it is also home to the Marine Big Five – the Common Dolphin, Cape Fur Seal, African Penguin, Great White Shark and the Southern Right Whale. What is also not well known to tourists eager to spot […]

Great Serengeti Migration Unravelled

Herds of Wildebeest and Zebra during Serengeti Migration

Wildebeest Migration, Dunia Camp, Asilia Each year, around 2 million wildebeest, zebra, and some Grant’s & Thompson’s gazelle, eland, and impala set off on their mammoth journey around the Serengeti in search for better grazing areas and to give birth to their young. During this cycle of life, on an epic 800 km journey, more than […]

South Africa’s Fusion of Music


The South African music scene is as diverse as its Rainbow nation and has some truly original sounds with both African and Western influences. Its music scene is focused mostly around four major centres of Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban and Bloemfontein. Bloem’s music scene focusses predominantly on metal and Afrikaans genres, whereas Jozi, the Mother City and Durbs have […]