Travel Blogs from Thornybush Private Game Reserve, South Africa

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How many buffalo are there?, Thornybush Private Game Reserve, South Africa travel blog

How many buffalo are there?

A travel blog entry by dc314

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... business.  There are also black rhinos, but these are very hard to spot, and there are only 5 of them in the entire Thornybush Reserve.  We then find a group of giraffes.  You can tell which giraffes are older based on the color of their ...

Looks like the baboons came out to greet you, Thornybush Private Game Reserve, South Africa travel blog

Looks like the baboons came out to greet you

A travel blog entry by dc314

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... so I politely told her that we did travel on the 13th, that was when we took our 15 hour flight from the States to South Africa.  Finally she found our reservation.  But then she told us that we weren't sitting together.  I asked her where ...

This is Africa: American-style, Thornybush Private Game Reserve, South Africa travel blog

This is Africa: American-style

A travel blog entry by forbes.thompson

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... on last minute safaris.  We found what we thought would be our best option, the Jackalberry Lodge in the Thornybush Game Reserve, which borders the Kruger.  The next morning we called and verified the availability.  The biggest problem we ...

Are you feeling HOT HOT HOT?, Thornybush Private Game Reserve, South Africa travel blog

Are you feeling HOT HOT HOT?

A travel blog entry by tkillip

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... park just off the highway. I nearly jumped out of the jeep when I saw this fully grown male walking the perimeter of the game reserve. What were the chances??? we turned around and pulled over and Lamby, our guide opened the doors so we could climb the ...

The Thornybush Drive, Thornybush Private Game Reserve, South Africa travel blog

The Thornybush Drive

A travel blog entry by 2robs

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The trip to Thornybush is about a six hour drive. Joely our chauffer picked us up at 11.00am We thought it was great to see baboons walking all over the roadway and heaps of warthogs, but the most amazing thing was a cheetah heading towards us. It came ...

Lions, Leopards and Rhinos- oh my!, Thornybush Private Game Reserve, South Africa travel blog

Lions, Leopards and Rhinos- oh my!

A travel blog entry by premiertravel

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... staff and chef were present.  They even had a “ladies room” with it’s own path and private canvas enclosure.  Unbelievable.  Chris joined us again but became very uncomfortable when the talk at the table turned ...

Shumbalala, Thornybush Private Game Reserve, South Africa travel blog

Shumbalala

A travel blog entry by igo

... staff to guest ratio of about 4:1 you can bet we are getting amazing service and first class meals.When we dream of Africa, we dream of Shumabalala with its thatched roofs supported by lots of dark, heavy beams, its fireplaces and floors beautifully laid ...

Cats and more, grrrrrrrrrrrrr, Thornybush Private Game Reserve, South Africa travel blog

Cats and more, grrrrrrrrrrrrr

A travel blog entry by laurainmoz

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Als Geburtstagsgeschenk für Sebastians ersten Geburtstag in Afrika ging es ein Wochenende in ein wunderschönes, sehr exklusives private Game Reserve. Dies sind quasi private Naturreservate die auch oft genutzt werden um gefährdete Tierarten zu ...

Safari!, Thornybush Private Game Reserve, South Africa travel blog

Safari!

A travel blog entry by amydeb

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... yesterday morning and took a 5 hour van trip to Kruger area. The drive was very scenic. We are staying in Thornybush, a private reserve adjacent to Kruger, in a lodge called Serondella. When I was first planning the trip, I could not figure out what ...

Safari Day 2, Thornybush Private Game Reserve, South Africa travel blog

Safari Day 2

A travel blog entry by premiertravel

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... I worked and Tyler slept.  Some things never change. Lunch was fantastic- Ostrich lasagna- Tyler described it as “Africa meets Italy”.  The salads and fresh ingredients are from a local community garden where all the funds raised go ...

Safari here we come!, Thornybush Private Game Reserve, South Africa travel blog

Safari here we come!

A travel blog entry by premiertravel

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... burg, as the locals call it , was named Trevor Sunshine.  It beats some other names I've heard. We have determined that South Africa has made great strides in recent years, however, signage isn’t one of them.  It takes a trained scout ...

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