Afrikhaya Guest House
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free parking
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... a farmer's stock then they get reimbursed by the park/Government. Hazel, a Wild Dog was hanging around the outside of the fence. Saw 2 Rhino's, huge horns. Got back around 6. Met David. Courtney's husband who works in the park. Lynn cooked dinner with all our help. Boerewors (South African sausage), Chakalaka (tinned South African ), fried tomatoes and rice. Very nice. Exhausted, almost falling asleep at table, went to bed at 8 and out like a ...
... It involves a detour of approximately 150 km!
We headed to the Hluhluwe area of the reserve stopping at Thiyeni hide to look at the pan. Pans are natural waterholes where game gather, especially in hot weather. We were rewarded by a white rhino asleep lying in the mud. After watching for some time he stood up and wandered into the bush. A wonderful close sight of such a huge beautiful animal.
Mike cooked ...
... leopard) as well as giraffes, zebras and hippos - these three of which are considered 'common' game in the country (to which we replied, "not in Canada!" )
Less well known and often considered to be less than magnificent, is the pedestrian wild dog of Africa. Usually confused with hyenas (which are not even canine), the African wild dog shares a place with them, spiders, snakes and vultures on some lists as Africa's 'ugliest' ...
... good thing the lions weren't hungry anymore. The safari lasted about 6 hours, and then returned to St. Lucia for lunch. A few of my friends and I found a fantastic Italian restaurant, and I that was definitely the most I have eaten since I have been here. It was delicious. After lunch we met back up with the whole group to go on our early evening boat trip. It was a guided tour of the estuary that St. Lucia sits on, and we saw so many hippos! They look so cute sitting ...
... What a chuckle! We saw heaps of buffalo, rhino and baboons again. Probably the most interesting event though was some giraffe lovin!!! The poor girl was being butted up to and was simply just trying to get away. Unfortunately for her he just wanted a shag and was not up for the playing hard to get thing! We also saw a hippo grazing on the grass. Apparently this is pretty unusual. No cats though so didn't meet the big 5. Never mind I am allergic to ...