White House Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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This morning we set off about 10.30 with Petra and Johan to see Jessica, quite a drive over the mountain range and out the other side, I have yet to write down the area we went to, then it was time to turn up a gravel road for several kilometres. Jessica's surroundings are not flash or commercialised, her owner used to be a park ranger until Jessica came into his life, she turned up in the 2000 floods and has been a happy camper there ever since. She is free to ...
... I think the word 'sanctuary' is used to make us feel better. Anyway, it was a fabulous two hours. After an information talk we were introduced to the two elephants, both males. The 15 year old was more than happy to show off his masculinity much to the delight of our teenage boys. We were each able to touch and stroke various parts of the elephant, including the tongue, before the obligatory photo beside the ...
... our heads, backrests and blankets for our legs. Also big barriers on the side, ?to stop animals coming in or us getting out!! Got 3 of the big 5 fairly quickly this morning, Buffalo, Elephant and Rhino. Muzzi spent the rest of the day looking for the cats and was frustrated when he didn't find them. Gorgeous scenery especially rocky hills which are really just huge piles of rock. Highlight today was seeing a baby Rhino that was probably only a ...
... ask my boss. When she came back she said , “Yes I was right we don’t stock Wifi!"
The next day the hostel owner told me that he didn’t have wifi but he knew a restaurant with free Wifi facilities. When we arrived we were met at the door by a young fellow. I said: “ I just want to check if you have wifi.” “Huh” he said, “is that a drink ?” (hahaha) I checked with the owner and yes they did ...
... we wouldn't see many animals during much of the daylight hours. Each jeep goes out with a ranger who drives the jeep and provides a discussion of each species we are viewing. A tracker is also aboard, and when predators are not around, he rides on a special seat mounted on the front bumper of the vehicle. He looks for tracks to help the ranger find the animals, and is often the first one to spot a specimen. Our ranger was James, and the tracker with us was ...