Makakatana Bay Lodge
Travel Blogs from Saint Lucia
... and waited in ute and other tourists in their car. The Dogs got to kill and started eating, lots of bone crunching!! Quite dark by then. Had car headlights on in direction of kill but it was in the bushes. Then they pulled it out and we were able to watch them eat. They got through it quickly and there wasn't much left. Then the Hyaena's came, they are a lot bigger than I expected and very solid. There was 3 but 2 ...
... to drink and I spotted a Yellow-throated Longclaw. Woolly-necked Stork and Pink-backed Pelican were flyover birds.
We decided to head on up to Charters Creek and suddenly round a bend in the track the way was blocked by a grazing young bull Elephant. It was Mike's first sighting of Elephant in the reserve after many year's of visiting. After enjoying watching it at close range, it was clearly in ...
Our wild life adventure starts here! St Lucia is the main town in the Isimangaliso National Park. A leafy but touristy sort of town. We were here for 2 nights. Did our first night game drive last night which was quite wonderful, especially when we encountered a big army of giraffes, slowly rising up to become a wall of towering silhouettes - must be at least 30 of them, such a wonderful sight! Today was a full day safari at Umfolozi Park, another great ...
... pleasant 2 hour cruise in which we, needless to say, saw plenty of pods of hippo at close quarters and several crocs. The other highlights were a Giant kingfisher, a diving Pied Kingfisher and scores of nesting Yellow weavers. The cruise ended at sunset and we went straight to a bar/resturant for a very hot Mexicana pizza and salad and a couple of beers. Home by 7.30pm and bed by 8.00pm! Song of the Day - Crocodiles by Echo & The ...
... It's been a real wake-up call.
However, if I have learned anything during my time here, it is that giving love and affection extends much further than any monetary or physical donation. Taking time to make someone feel visible, important, appreciated, and loved is where the biggest impact is made.
(Bet you didn't know I had such deep thoughts, eh? ;) )
Much love! Thanks for reading!
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet