There were extraordinary moments throughout my first visit to the Kariega Game Reserve but one in particular rearranged me in some essential way.
In the dim light of dawn our guide drove the open vehicle slowly up the steep, slippery track. The morning air was moist as we moved higher—looking out over the wide green expanse.
It was our last day and we wanted one more glimpse of the breeding herd of elephants. After a wild, stormy night, no one knew where they were yet I trusted the glint in the eye of our guide.
We came to a stand still at the top of the rise and sat together in silence looking out over the wet and wondrous world of the animals. Suddenly, silently they were there.Continue Reading