Month: April 2017

Home of Fred the Snake (and Dr. Peter)

With family in South Africa – Phinda Mountain lodge

  We couldn’t believe that anything could top Makakatana, but Phinda did.   Great accommodation, with a plunge pool at each room. super service and food (too much). We had awesome rangers, Andy and Eric, and their trackers, Sibu and Mr M. Very knowledgeable but also fun. Nothing was too much trouble.      …
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With family in South Africa- Makakatana

Marion and I were so lucky to have been able to take all the English family on Safari earlier this month. We were actually 4 days late leaving USA (it took a total of 93 hours to get from Charleston to Johannesburg, another story), but arrived in time at Makakatana game park in KwaZuluNatal to…
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We lost a gentle man this week

Marion Wier passed peacefully a few days after his 74th birthday. He had a rare disease for which he had a successful bone marrow transport 15 years ago, but it came back with a vengeance and unresponsive to medication. He bore his illness with the grace that typified his life. His oldest son, Alex, wrote…
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