Purple Gecko Guesthouse

24 Ruiter Street, Lydenburg, Mpumalanga, South Africa | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Lydenburg

Cheetah Research Center

A travel blog entry by hpeier12 on Oct 13, 2013

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... In the afternoon we went up to Blyde Canyon DAM , with it Lake and beautiful surroundings. The Weather did not cooperate and it was cool and windy and stated raining , so we went for only a short hike down to the Shore and back up to the Parking lot where we feed some Monkeys. We Drove back to Hoedspruit where checked in at not exactly the Ritz Carlton , but it will be OK for one night and it is only 200 yards from where the SX ...

Days 220-221: The scariest night of our lives

A travel blog entry by robandjenny on Sep 13, 2010

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... to a room where we were allowed to stay for the night and Rob went back with a security guard (who was asleep) to pick up the belongings and pack up the tent so whoever was out there couldn't come back to steal more.

After that, we spent a sleepless night in a locked room with a bed and toilet. Neither of us able to drop off to sleep, suddenly realising just what had happened and what could have happened. We took stock of our belongings and ...

Getting Charged by a Warthog Named Rusty

A travel blog entry by purplebuggy on Mar 06, 2010

... every now and then Rusty get's "red eyes" (literally and figuratively), this was one of those days. I was the last in line and Rusty came up wanting a fight. I smacked him but this didn't have the usual effect. He looked at me and came running - he charged me! I had to use both hands to get him away and regain my balance. This was not something I was happy about because my broken wrist caned during and afterwards. Thank god for the brace though! ...

Lazy Days

A travel blog entry by purplebuggy on Feb 28, 2010

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Sightings: Kudu, Baboons, Ostrich, Red Hartebeest

Another week gone at Enkosini. It's interesting how some weeks you’re right into things and the next you just feel like a total blob and end up having a lazy week. Admittedly it didn’t help that 3 days of activities were things I couldn’t help much in because of my wrist. (A full day of walking then a camp I knew would throw it out and make it throb ...

And Relax... maybe

A travel blog entry by purplebuggy on Feb 25, 2010

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... few days though - not happy jan in that week!)
We've seen our regular managery of animals being the kudu, red hartebeest, ostrich and baboons and I've even started becoming friendly with the horses which normally isn't much but everyone classes these horses as tame but wild so for me to have patted the one with with the floppy ear (Roachie??) is a big step. One who has chestnut skin and black curly hair is buddy buddy with me which is quite nice. And as we speak the lone giraffe ...

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This hotel is located on 24 Ruiter Street, Lydenburg.
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