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Joan Schmiidt
Master Tracker

Eloise, I saved Elephant🤗

Valmai Vorster
Senior Digital Ranger

Willem you foto’s are absolutely beautiful. Reading through your story gives us so much insight to your safari even though you got stuck in the mud, your story is filled with appreciation of the Londolozi staff and the wonderful time you had there. The hippo foto’s are unique, I have never seen that before. The eagle about to fly an exceptional foto, not forgetting the lions all the other beautiful foto’s. Good story, thank you for sharing it with us.

Vin Beni
Guest contributor

Great photos! Thanks for including Cry & Phil–two of our favorite staffers!
We once experienced a flat tire replacement with lions nearby.

Michael and Terri Klauber
Guest contributor

Willem, Thanks so much for sharing your story! It was wonderful to see the smiling photo of Cry and Phil, as they are two very special people who enjoy seeing on our visits. We have never been to Londolozi except during the winter months, so it was interesting to hear your perspective during what sounds like a very wet time. Your images were beautiful and it was really fun to see the hippo flipped! Thanks again for the great update!

Victoria Auchincloss
Digital Tracker

What a wonderful visit to Londolozi. they never fail to make the trip different and surprising g and fun. We are trying to decide if we will be able to go maybe in the fall. Thank you for the wonderful pictures!! Victoria

Francesca Doria
Senior Digital Ranger

How wonderful I do hope we will be free of Covid 19 and join you! I loved the upside-down hyppo it seems it had fun!

Mary Beth Wheeler
Guest contributor

What a great time you had on your visit! Thanks for sharing your photos!

Camille Koertner
Explorer

Thank you for sharing your exciting safari at Londolozi with Eloise!! Your photos and vivid descriptions are exceptional. I am quite envious of your 15 leopard sitings. When we were there I had no idea that we should keep track of the names (and Dean’s pronunciation didn’t stick after the fact)…except for the evening after chasing wild dog when our vehicle broke down. As we waited for a rescue enjoying our sundowners the Inyathini male happened by and made quite an impression! I’m still smiling from your happy hippo pics!

Suzanne Gibson
Guest contributor

I enjoyed your photos and story, Willem and will look forward to part 2. Interesting to see Byron is still around, he was our ranger back in 2011 when he was still working for Londolozi.

Denise Vouri
Guest contributor

Willem, how terrific that you and your wife forged ahead during your travels and were able to experience some of Cyclone Eloise’s weather. I’ve not been to Africa during the winter, as you’d not traveled during the summer, so your story has made me think of switching travel seasons, but not not this year- I’m already booked for March/April. Your images are a good combination of exciting moments along with the personal portraits. Wishing you continued great travels!

Christa Blessing
Digital Tracker

Great photos and a great story. And Londolozi ist the best – naturally

Lisa Antell
Senior Digital Ranger

Isn’t Byron a fun guide to go to Londolozi with? Sounds like you had an eventful and exciting trip!

Darlene Knott
Master Tracker

Interesting time there! Thanks for sharing the pics!

Cally Staniland
Digital Tracker

Super account of your recent trip Willem and the photos to match! The roly poly hippo was just fab🙏🏻👌🏻❤️. Well done for not back out on your trip as it certainly sounds as though You had a brilliant time !

Paul Canales
Digital Tracker

Great shots! Thanks for sharing these.

Wian Eloff
Explorer

Wow you guys really had an amazing time at Londolozi. Great pictures!

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