Arathusa Safari Lodge
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I opted to get up early and return to my rock to see the sunrise this morning. Honestly, it was really poor. There were no clouds so I just watched the sky gradually get ...
... signed up for a walking safari.
Our evening drive was fairly calm but we were in search of the mother lion with babies at waterhole at dusk, leopard with impala in the tree and other rumors of game. We did see the impala in the tree but there was no leopard with it and some big elephants and vultures on some game, probably another impala on the ground. We had an early evening because we needed to meet the rangers for the walking safari at 5:30 a.m.
Up and stopped to see what was happening at Sunset Dam as we ate our breakfast. It was quite a busy morning with buffalo, wildebeest, zebra, impala, baboons, crocs and hippos moving in and out of view and stopping to have a drink and then head back off into the bush. There were storks, egrets and ibis all over the place and it was very interesting to see the action there at the waterhole.
... tea service. There are so many men working here catering to your every need. The dining is very formal with long puddled table cloths, silver, and crystal. But who wants to sit at lunch with a hundred year old moldy safari hat on the table?
Everyone is so friendly including the guests. We hung out with a gay couple (gays have rights in South Africa unlike other countries) from Switzerland and a couple from London. After lunch ...
... of white spots on its upper wings. It was presumably a Lesser Spotted Eagle, a much commoner bird locally, but we were certainly intrigued.
Birds at the Kanniedood dam were numerous but poor light conditions meant that they took some work. Marsh , Wood and Common Sandpipers, Kittlitz’s, Three-banded and White-fronted Plovers and Little Stints. Two waders got a ...