dinsdag 17 januari 2012

50 Books Challenge 2012 - # 3: The Wilderness Family by Kobie Krüger

Title: The Wilderness Family
Author: Kobie Krüger
Story: Everyone warned Kobie Krüger that being the wife of a game warden at a remote ranger station in South Africa's largest national park would be an arduous move. The heat was unbearable, malaria would be a constant danger, her husband would have to be away for long stretches, there were no schools or nearby doctors for their three daughters, and of course the area teemed with wild animals. Yet for Kobie and her family, the seventeen years at South Africa's Kruger National Park were the most magical of their lives. Now, in The Wilderness Family, Kobie recounts the enchanting adventures and extraordinary encounters they experienced in this vast reserve where wildlife has right of way.
Start: january 12th 2012
End: januari 17th 2012
Comment: My brother has been in Africa a couple of times and I love hearing and reading stories about Africa. It's such a mysterious and beautiful continent and I was really excited about reading this book. While reading the book, I actually felt like being in the wilderness myself. I wished I had their life, being surrounded by the beauty of all the wildlife every single day. Especially when they adopted Leo the lion. How great is it to raise a lion cub and prepare him for the life outside. After reading this book my dream of travelling to Africa grew even bigger. And I probably will this summer. Thanks Krüger family for sharing the great lifestory with us.
Rating: 4,5/ 5

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