Bakkers Bed and Breakfast
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... long enough to now be released. Which is a pretty big thing, considering walking into quarantine used to make me want to cry because of all the angry monkeys trying to grab you. And also considering she tried to attack me a couple days ago, but nevertheless I'm able to scratch her head as she rolls onto her back ( I'll have to get a picture for you guys). Anyway, I'm going to enjoy the rest of my time here and I'll hopefully write a final riverside blog on the ...
... to see them. As we left Timbavati a large number of vultures were perching in a tree and circling overhead. Not sure if there had been a kill nearby during the night or whether they were just taking advantage of the thermals. A tortoise crossed the road in front of us as we made our way to the Ratelpan Bird Hide overlooking a small pool in the river. Two crocodiles were basking in the bank and we could hear and see many birds, including bee ...
... snacks. One of the snacks was Maruda, a green fruit loved by elephants and full of Vitamin C. You peel the skin off and chew the white flesh around a pit. Since the elephants eat the whole it often passes through their stool and on today's hike Rector cracked open several of these nuggets and we ate the nuts inside.
Dinner is at 8 and was held in their barbq area with fires burning. Our group including Mike and a young couple from Sao Paolo, Brazil comprised ...
... buffalo, zebras, giraffe, kudu, impala and many more animals all come for a drink at the little waterhole. We headed out on night safari, rugging up for the cold. We were fairly successful, seeing a few zebra as well as lions. These lions were kept in a separate lion enclosure so it didn't really count. The highlight was definitely while we were driving along a road and, out of nowhere (although obviously out of somewhere) comes a rhino walking along the road in the opposite ...
... behind the mother if it is a black rhino and in front if it is a white.
It was a beautiful animal and it did seem to be on alert strutting moving this way and that and wheeling around here and there. It would lift its head and look this way and that and did snort a couple of times. At the end it sprayed two directions and then disappeared into the bush. What a treat to be able to see one of these endangered animals.