The Lion that almost got away! – a trip to the Imfolozi-Hluhluwe game reserve in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

The van pulls up to the bush on the side of the road. In the thick stillness of the misty morning we can hear the gravel crunching under its tyres as the ranger breaks and switches off the engine. Bird tweets aplenty fill the air and our hearts beat faster with the anticipation of seeing…