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Pete Thorpe

Field Guide Alumni

Pete was a Field Guide for Londolozi for 4 years, contributing to the blog as a fantastic writer as well as photographer. Right from his very first bush trip at the age of four, Pete was always enthralled by this environment. Having grown ...

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on A Jovial Herd of Elephants

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Francesca Doria
Digital Tracker

Hello Pete what a wonderful,amazing experience! But also a bit frightening

Ian Hall
Master Tracker

Lovely sighting .

Vin Beni
Guest contributor

Pete–your statement,,,”we are reminded of our true significance ” is so true and reminds me of one of my earliest posts after I returned from our first visit. I remember mentioning feeling exhilarated by the visit but easily recognized my insignificance in the scheme of things.
I never tire of being in close proximity to the elephants.

Christa Blessing
Master Tracker

A wonderful sighting!

Joan Schmiidt
Master Tracker

Pete, I loved the video🤗

Blaise Uglietti
Explorer

Beautiful piece to read.

Michael and Terri Klauber
Guest contributor

Pete, what a great sighting! Must’ve been really fun to see them playing in the mud. The little one is especially cute. We love the look on Pat‘s face and look forward to more elephant adventures ourselves at Londolozi – we’ve had a few!

Judith Guffey
Digital Tracker

Brief as the video is….it put a huge smile on my face. The very young elephant warms my heart. I so look forward to seeing elephants when we can finally return to Londolozi next October. Hamba kahle.

Carly M
Senior Digital Ranger

What a beautiful sight to see! The baby is so tiny!

Cally Staniland
Digital Tracker

So refreshing and enlightening Pete, what a great afternoon spent with the elephants ! Thanks so much for sharing 👌🙏💕

Suzanne Gibson
Guest contributor

Love the video, Pete – I could sit and watch ellies all day long. Pat’s face says it all!

Denise Vouri
Guest contributor

There’s nothing better than watching a herd of elephants at play, wallowing in their mud bath and laughing inwardly whilst observing the babies trying to use their trunks. Thanx for including the video!

Paul Canales
Digital Tracker

So cool! Great sighting.

Judy Mercer
Explorer

Wow! Again…..WOW! What a gift. Even those of us thousands of miles away were SO moved. Thank you!

Leonie De Young
Digital Tracker

The smile on Pat’s face says it all Pete. A thrill of a lifetime. Thanks for sharing. Enjoyed it thoroughly.

Kara Taylor
Master Tracker

An amazing experience to spend time with Elephants!!

Callum Evans
Guest contributor

Looks like an incredible experience!!

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