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Pete Thorpe

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Right from his very first bush trip at the age of four, Pete was always enthralled by this environment. Having grown up in the Middle East, Pete’s home-away-from-home has always been a bungalow in the Greater Kruger National Park, where his family had ...

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on Perspective: Lessons Taken From Nature

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Laura Eberly
Digital Ranger

Well Done! Thank you!

Ivy Wilensky
Digital Ranger

Great photos – but that Hosana shot is etched in my mind! It is like an oil painting!

Joan Schmiidt
Master Tracker

Pete, wonderful photos🤗

Bruce Finocchio
Explorer

Well expressed, Pete… Nature has much to teach us. Too many in our world today look away, too many do not value what nature offers, too many are just unaware. It up to the rest of us, who know to educate the others and Londolozi is doing its part. We just need more voices to affect change and make a better world.

Joanne Wadsworth Kelley
Master Tracker

Exceptionally moving Pete. Your post was filled with truthful wisdom along with perfect images. And yes, nature will always be in perfect harmony. Around the world….praying man doesn’t destroy the land and disrupt that harmony.

Gary Ray
Explorer

Hi Pete
Great write up and some very interesting points. I believe that these are among the key points that guides and conservationists should be ‘teaching’ our guests. While most will know why they come to the bush, there is nothing quite like a subtle reminder, using examples while out on game drive. Your pictures are perfect and represent the ‘uncomplicated’ way that nature takes its course, well done. Very inspiring and a pleasure to read. Cheers from the other side of the Sands!

Mary Beth Wheeler
Guest contributor

Much wisdom shared here, Pete. Thank you!

Vin Beni
Guest contributor

Great insights and perspectives, Peter!
I just completed reading Boyd Varty’s latest book, The Lion Tracker’s Guide to Life. He shares similar observations and relates them to our everyday existence.

Diana Devaul
Digital Ranger

These are all wonderful reminders of nature’s wisdom. Thank you for writing such an inspiring piece.

Judith Guffey
Senior Digital Ranger

The world really needs to read and heed these words. Mahalo for this blog today.

Ann Richardson Berg
Senior Digital Ranger

Hello Pete, So good written! Thank you for sharing beautiful photos and a lovely article about nature and life!

Peter, brilliant shot of the dung beetles…..brilliant.

Andrew and Daniel Bolnick
Digital Tracker

Solid observations. Lessons for life too

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