Makakatana Bay Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... their deceased ancestors and they need to keep the spirits happy to maintain a good life. Funerals are a big event, often bigger than weddings and anyone is welcome.
The bus ride was one of banter about Aussie Football and much concern was had about Kaye missing her beloved Geelong team. To quote 'I am a football tragic and the sherry decanter will be better off whilst I am away!" We arrived at the ...
... female Wild Dog had made a kill there. Axel drove very fast. Lots of people keen to tell Axel story (groupies!). Female had left kill and gone away. Went into hide and saw Buffalo at waterhole. Axel saw a tourists photo and thinks it was Feather. Very excited. Got back to camp at 1.30. I made vanilla muffins (packet mix!!!) Toasted cheese sandwich for lunch. Headed off at 3.30 to look for Wild dogs. Got signals for ...
... to a hide with a mud wallow and a massive White Rhino was clearly enjoying lying down in a cool bath. A few people came and went, but we sat patiently
and he eventually got up and sauntered off - a great treat to see such a mature beast at peace.
It was now time for lunch and Mike delivered a splendid braai in the bush by the fast flowing river. Vultures circled overhead, but thankfully there were no thieving Monkeys. We ...
... By this time we were experiencing thunder and lightning and rain had started.
On the boat this weather continued and it started to rain fairly heavily. Still much lightning and thunder. The cruise is always interesting however and we saw many hippos although no crocodiles. Several interesting birds were seen - yellow billed kites, fish eagle and Goliath heron together with waterbuck and buffalo at the water's edge.
Dinner at Italian restaurant.
... the battle to save them from extinction is an enormous task. Sentimentality has no place in the wild nor will it alone be able to save the wild. True conservation requires lots of time, lots of money, and a daily commitment to stewardship on the part of everyone who cares enough to know, or knows enough to care, about a lowly painted dog.
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