The humble onion helps treat knee sprain

Accidents do happen, even when you have the best intentions. Recently, one of our guests took a fall and sprained his knee. John was called in to have a look and decided to put on our tried and tested ‘onion pack’ remedy.

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Crimson-breasted Shrike

I saw a flash of red and quickly pulled out my binoculars. There in the bush next to us sat a Crimson-breasted Shrike, a jewel in the dry foliage.

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The official launch of the Vhembe Biosphere Reserve

The more than 12 year Biosphere process culminated in the official launch on the 18th August in Louis Trichardt by the MEC Pitso Moloto of the Department of Economic Development, Environment and Tourism.

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Fire Fighting

We recently had a massive fire start on our northern boundary. Peter, Wilson Pietrus, Peter M and 5 other members of staff spent 4 days battling the raging flames, at times over 6 meters high, to keep the fire out of Leshiba.

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African Rock Python released at H12 Leshiba

An African Rock python rescued by a policeman from a small village near Louis Trichardt was this week released at Leshiba Wilderness.

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Pangolin sighting

On a recent game drive, Trymore and the guests spotted a pangolin wandering through the bush. A rear treat!

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New reception/ gallery/ shop

We are busy building our new reception, shop and gallery at the Venda Village Lodge.

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