Philip and Ingrid van den Berg, Heinrich van den Berg. Text by Ingrid van den Berg
This excellent book’s size belies its incredible utility. The perfect companion to any foray into the savannah, Game Drive includes not only beautiful photographs of a wide array of birds, mammals and reptiles, but informative text which is both extremely compact and highly comprehensive. All statistics that could conceivably help a viewer to identify, catalogue and learn about each animal are provided in concise and clear format. The Latin and colloquial names for each animal are included, along with the Afrikaans, French, German and Zulu names. The listings are given ratings for rarity of sightings, and each animal a tick box for viewers to mark upon sighting.
The region colloquially known as Greater Kruger is the most famous wildlife conservation area in southern Africa. The area includes the world-renowned Kruger National Park; several privately owned game reserves; and a contractual park. This region also forms part of the much larger Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park, which spans international boundaries and includes neighbouring game reserves in Zimbabwe and Mozambique.
Game Drive - Safari Guide will help you make the best of your guided game drives in this region.
Husband and wife award-winning photographersPhilip and Ingrid van den Bergshare a love of Africa and all its facets. It is their passion to capture unique moments in nature and share these with readers, through the pages of their wildlife books.Now retired from careers in environmental education and biological sciences, Philip and Ingrid have transformed a love of photography into a full-time "hobby", with several acclaimed wildlife books to their credit. With their extensive knowledge of the natural world coupled with their scientific backgrounds, they are an integral part of the HPH team of photographers and writers.
Heinrich van den Bergis an international award-winning wildlife photographer, and is also an accomplished writer and publisher. Based in Johannesburg, South Africa, Van den Berg is well known for pushing the boundaries of photography to create explosive images that are as beautiful as they are emotive.
Van den Berg heads his own publishing company,HPH Publishing, and has successfully published over 40 full-colour wildlife titles since 2001. His books are highly acclaimed for both their quality and content.
Heinrich and his wife Dana travel extensively in search of unique images, always with an eye for the unusual and a new perspective on the known world. Although Dana is a new addition to the team, she has already contributed substantially to the pool of photographs in the HPH Image Library.
Along with other photographs from the HPH fold, Heinrich has featured prominently in numerous coffee-table books, calendars, magazine portfolios and other photographic publications worldwide. Both national and international magazines such asNational Geographic, GEO, TERRA, Terra Sauvage, the New York Times, the Times of London, Getaway, Africa Geographic, Go!and numerous others have published HPH work.
Van den Berg also shares his photography knowledge through exclusive workshops held across southern Africa.
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HPH handled the ordering and shipment to the United States without problem. Naturally, the shipment takes some time coming from South Africa but it arrived in good condition and in time for the books to be given as Christmas presents. Family is coming to SA for a safari in the late spring.