Arathusa Safari Lodge
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... 39;, 'Segoe UI', Tahoma, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; line-height: normal;">It was at breakfast that we discussed the wake up call, which I had answered, simply by picking up the phone and putting it straight back down on the receiver. I leant that there was actually somebody on the end and that I was just hanging up on them. Oh well.
... did this for about an hour and people came and went checking things out.
Finally about 3:15, there started to be more activity and more and more dogs appearing on either side of the road. Walking back and forth, calling and then a group of them came out to the road and began to play just like young dogs everywhere. Several of the dogs came up to our car and seemed to be interested in what was in our trunk. That, ...
Got up and headed down one of the dirt roads that would eventually get us to one of the hides we had been to before. Stopped there for a breakfast of cereal and fruit in the hide enjoying watching the antics of the monkeys as they were warming up on the ends of the trees. There were a few birds flying about but it was fairly quiet.
We then headed out and were stopped by a vehicle ...
... in the naughty corner) - you could say I was a little on edge at the prospect of a week in amongst some of the most dangerous animals on the planet.
With the beat of the bongos fresh in my ears from our tree planting weekend, my heart had now become a bongo of fear, pounding each time the prospect of Safari came up. I'd put on a brave face as we perused the brochures, although the bongo of fear would rise up into my ...
... there is a small colony of Southern Bald Ibises to the left of the falls, as seen from the view point. They’re easy to find once you’ve located the obvious white-streaked rocks below their favourite ledges. There were Alpine Swifts and other swift species overhead.
From here it straightforward drive to Nelspruit where we stopped for some petrol and then ...