Monthly Archives: November 2014

GoPro video of Kama the surfing pig


Who remembers Kama the surfing pig? Kama is the unofficial mascot of Sandy Beach in Hawaii, and he loves to hang ten in his free time. Watch him hitting the surf with with this GoPro footage!

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17 lions vs a porcupine?

Last week 17 lions took on a porcupine at Londolozi Private Game Reserve in the Sabi Sands Game Reserve on the Western border of the Kruger National Park. Any bets on who won out at this unlikely face off?

Watch the incredible footage here to find out!



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Travelling on a South African passport

Jet-setters out there will know, travelling on a South African passport is not the easiest exercise ever. Many countries require visas if you’re South Africa, even for a short stay. The visa process involves a lot of time, planning, paperwork and expense. It’s in fact such a hassle that it may put you off travelling altogether!

But the glass need not be half empty, did you know that there are actually 97 countries around the world that South Africans can travel to without a visa?

Check out this comprehensive list:


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Guess the South African landmark

South Africa is  home to many unique sites, landscapes and views. How well do you know our country? Can you recognise these distinctive South African landmarks?

Answers are at the bottom of this post – don’t peek!


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Baby Gertjie: Putting a face to the rhino poaching crisis

Baby rhino Gertjie was rescued by the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre after his mother was brutally poached in front of him, leaving him orphaned. He was found crying inconsolably next to her body in an extremely traumatised state.



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A guide to Guy Fawkes 2014

Remember, remember the 5th of November!
Wednesday is Guy Fawkes Day, and though the holiday has lost most of its political and religious meaning,  we still celebrate Guy Fawkes Day with fireworks and bonfires (a nod to what could have been had the Gun Powder Plot been successful).

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