Dear Djuma Fans and new readers This will be my first official blog for Djuma. So hope it will be enjoyed by all the readers. A lot has been happening at Djuma Private Game Reserve. To name a few, we have been upgrading buildings for Galago, building a pool overlooking the waterhole and putting up fences. So [...]
Hi everyone! I just wanted to pass on the wonderful news about the wild dogs that were seen on the 4th! I ended up staying in the sands for one night at another lodge and was able to jump aboard the morning drive! One of the main animals everyone wanted to see was giraffe and [...]
Hi everyone! I finally managed to get out on drive a couple of days ago and yesterday and was hoping to have some pictures of the queen herself, but sadly she is playing hide and seek! Karula and the kids were seen down by room 8 yesterday by the staff, but by the time [...]
Hi all Thank you for your concern, much appreciated! We are all fine and are relatively unscathed compared to many we know in our community; our sympathies and thoughts with those that have lost homes and property. Our thoughts are especially with those who have lost loved ones in these floods. Here are some more [...]
It seems no extreme weather event spares Djuma. After the damage to our mast and intended camera tree earlier this year, another spell of extreme weather found us right in the middle. The cyclone that swept in from the Mozambique channel this week and the incredible rains that it brought have caused widespread devastation in [...]
Hi all Thanks for your concern, much appreciated! We are all OK, if somewhat shaken and wet. Hoedspruit has measured rainfall in excess of 450 mm in the last 36 hours – nobody can recall when it has ever rained like that here, the devastation is incredible; the road infrastructure is extensively damaged and we are cut [...]
Djuma – a month on! One of the baby impala for the open area! Happy New Year everyone!! I can’t believe I have been back in South Africa only a couple of days, it feels like I have been away for so long and yet it feels it hasn’t been a day since I left! [...]
1 December, 2011, nestled in Djuma Private Game Reserve, in the heart of the famous Sabi Sand Wildtuin adjoining the Kruger National Park lies unprecedented 5-star luxury. Vuyatela Lodge in all its splendour is arguably one of the most luxurious African bush experiences available, and towers above its bushveld counterparts with a unique and extraordinary [...]
Thank you Stacy for such a heart felt poem, a few people requested to have it put on a blog so those not on facebook can also read it. Thank you to everyone for such touching comments, dedications, videos and gifts. For those celebrating Thank’s giving today, I hope you have a great day and [...]
Induna after a successful hunt by the lodge. Hi everyone, As the end draws closer I think it is only right to finish what I started and that was Karula’s family tree. The last blog looked at Induna and how to identify him, in this one we have a look at his personality! He was [...]
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