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YITW 2013-14 – Heart of the bushveld at Marakele NP

On my way north towards Mapungubwe, I spent three nights at Marakele National Park in the Waterberg region of South Africa, near the town of Thabazimbi. I first visited here in winter time, but this time I arrived in summer, and I enjoyed the contrast. This is the heartland of the bushveld habitat, and in winter it can seem a little dreary, but in summer, the land comes alive.

It's a very diverse park, so although bushveld predominates, the park's upper reaches on the Lenong Mountain is more
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