ScentBlocker Safari update- Gamagara camp

Wow! What a wild ride. From Linksfontein we drove what seemed to be hundreds of dirt road miles to Gamagara. Gamagara is another one of Johnny Vivier's hunting camps located in a very remote corner of South Africa. The drive there was amazing and we saw all sorts of neat things. I remember a group of small young boys without a care in the world, walking down the road with empty containers. I'm assuming the boys were sent to gather the family's daily water. We also saw seemingly endless plains, occasionally decorated with a very abrupt mountain. Words will never describe Africa's beauty so let's at least look at some pictures.

Rhinos! Gamagara had a nice population of one of biggest animals I've ever seen. And... they weren't too shy!

We caught this rhino crossing our trail early one morning. We caught this rhino crossing our trail early one morning.

 

A new look- Gamagara looked totally different than Linksfontein. Africa is very diverse and these two properties were no exception.

A Camel Thorn tree. Beautiful but sharp! A camelthorn tree. Beautiful but sharp!

 

Stalking- Gamagara's terrain and vegetation make it a perfect place for spot and stalk bowhunting.

DSC_0026 Young Wyatt and PH Johan on the trail of a huge Red Heartebeast bull.

 

Giraffes! Linksfontein had giraffes as well, but Gamagara had plenty more.

DSC_0073 A nice group of curious giraffes.

 

My TV debut- sort of! Scott, Nicole and I went hunting one day. Nicole was after a few more animals and I was trying to catch it all on film! Needless to say we shared a lot of laughs. Stay tuned next year to ScentBlocker's Most Wanted to see what sort of camerman I am.

Nicole's impala I caught on film. Nicole's impala I caught on film.

 

Nicole being interviewed for Most Wanted. Nicole being interviewed for Most Wanted.

 

 

Bob and Larry- speaking of Most Wanted, of course Bob and Larry had a good time at Gamagara. Here's a giant waterbok Bob shot on the last day.

Nicole and Bob with Bob's waterbok. Nicole and Bob with Bob's waterbok.

 

Probably one of the greatest things I'll remember is Johnny! He's a living legend and quite the entertainer. I felt like we were living in the old days because nobody watched TV or got online in the evenings for entertainment- all we had to do is ask Johnny for a story:)

Johnny entertaining us all with another wild tale of African dangerous game hunting. Johnny entertaining us all with another wild tale of African dangerous game hunting.

 

Sadly our African adventure had to come to an end. But stay tuned here, because there's SO MUCH more to share.

 

 

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