Julia Herold – Germany, Aug 2009

06 Dec 2013 |

I had “the experience of a lifetime” I really enjoyed my stay in Mkuze as well as in Thanda and can’t wait to do it again. It was great to stay at two different camps and experience the differences between a private game reserve and a government run one. I definitely learned a lot about the differences, advantages and disadvantages of both kinds of management. Also, it gave me the opportunity to work with different people and see different environments. I really can’t choose a highlight! The leopard capture was definitely an awesome experience, as well as the hyena. To see the Wild dog pack hunt and kill was amazing. Tracking and finding the cheetahs might seem like a boring routine in comparison, but I wouldn’t have wanted to miss a single sighting – it’s always different and always an great feeling to finally spot them. Last but not least, the amputating of Impala heads and legs with a pocket knife is something I won’t ever forget 😉