The malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve in North West province is rapidly becoming one of South Africa’s top safari destinations. The reason? The Big 5 are all here, plus highly endangered wild dogs – Africa’s ‘painted wolves’.
In odd places all around the countryside now you might encounter unexpected smears of pink on arbitrary roadside bodies of water. What are the flamingos doing there? And is that the sound of a Spanish guitar?
South Africa’s combination of wildlife and natural surroundings makes it ideal for capturing great moments on film. Wildlife and nature photographer Morkel Erasmus shares his experiences of exploring South Africa’s national parks and game reserves.