Black and White
Nature does not operate in grey areas. There can be no question that systems in nature are clearly defined with opposing principles appearing quite clearly in black and white. The areas in between are just as clearly defined and the infinite links that exist between everything, have just as well-defined purposes as the next, andRead More
Enjoy the Big 5, but learn to love the little things at Makweti Safari Lodge – Sunday Times
This Waterberg lodge distinguishes itself by offering everything you expect from a five-star resort, and everything you don’t, writes Damien Armstrong – Sunday Times View the online article here. When in unfamiliar territory – as Lovely Wife and I find ourselves one afternoon in late February – it’s best to hang tight and wait forRead More
JUST ASK US: We see quite a few open areas on the Reserve suddenly appear, almost as Islands, what causes this?
Colin responds. An open area may form naturally in any wooded area for various reasons. Just one example is an area where a termite mound has ceased to exist. The remaining underground plant material the termites did not consume fertilizes what was a bare area and grass grows. Grazers happen upon the area and useRead More
Makweti Traditional Breakfast
While we all enjoy a traditional english breakfast from time-to-time, here at Makweti, we love to introduce local flavour into our cuisine! One of our favourite dishes is our Makweti Traditional Breakfast, where we bring boerewors, chakalaka and Zulu steam bread to the breakfast table in style and true South African flavour! A few funRead More
Perspective. The appearance of something relative to one another. We gain perspective daily of our own lives, our purpose in society, our roles as parents and children, of politics, religions, celebrities and more. All of us are constantly fed information from a wide range of sources, constantly changing how we see things, creating emotion andRead More
A Mothers’ Nature
Mothers, we all have one, whether we like it or not. They come in all shapes and sizes, colours, and temperaments. Although some may seem to think that the ‘grass is greener’ on other peoples’ mothers, there is one thing no one can deny, we cannot be without them. The role of a mother isRead More
JUST ASK US! How do Brown and Spotted Hyena differ in appearance and behaviour?
Neil responds. We are fortunate to host both species of southern African Hyena on the Welgevonden Game Reserve, and although their numbers are lower than that of other top predators, they feature on the ‘wanted’ list amongst Guests. Both are well adapted to the area, with the Brown Hyena being a species that inhabited theRead More