Bentley's County Lodge

Address: Brits Rd, Pretoria, Gauteng, 0116, South Africa | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Pretoria

The first week of living with lion cubs!

A travel blog entry by franmullineux on Oct 24, 2013

1 comment, 8 photos

... of lions! As lions need feeding all week, we tend to work weekends too and I was on cub duty yesterday. On a Sunday though, there are no ranger shifts, so I was scheduled on cub duty for this afternoon only. That gave Julie and I the opportunity to visit The Ann Van Dyk Cheetah Centre at De Wildt this morning. It was a lovely way to spend the morning, looking at how fast the cheetahs can run and then having a tour through the whole outdoor centre, looking at ...

Life in South Africa - observations and challenges

A travel blog entry by michaeldc on Sep 24, 2013

... some amazement amongst my work colleagues.
I have not observed so different things that people do here - my current favorite observations are to do with people food shopping. The first few days after pay day the food stores are very busy with people buying food, as the month progresses the number of people buying food slows down but what you do see is people filling up a basket with food ...

Walking with elephants

A travel blog entry by oncloud9_k on Jan 23, 2013

1 comment, 6 photos

... weren’t even fully grown. The handler got us to touch the elephant’s foot which is a very smooth pad and their side, full of wrinkles and covered in mud and eventually look in their mouth to see the teeth and tongue and pose hugging the trunk.

We then got to walk around the paddock trunk in hand while they followed us an amazing end to a brilliant morning something to remember ...

The Sights and Sounds of Pretoria!

A travel blog entry by joshua_nash on Dec 18, 2012

10 photos

... park, I eventually located one quite close to the scheduled visit for that afternoon, the National Zoological Gardens of Pretoria. The zoo was lovely, I guess much like any other zoo, but the most starling thing about this zoo was how people were picnicing everywhere and anywhere around the zoo. It is almost ironic to see people barbecuing meat right next to the buffalo enclosure! Even more hilarious to see is drunk chicks with wine glasses planting the behinds on the glass ...

The Good Stuff

A travel blog entry by marielbird on Feb 17, 2011

1 comment, 3 photos

... along the shoulders of highways, as cars speed past them, not noticing or caring that at any moment something could go terribly wrong. Bikers and pedestrians have absolutely no right of way and the mightier the truck the more they swing their weight around, terrifying passengers and pedestrians alike. Roadwork plans tend to be a bit scrambled and you may find a sleeping policeman in the middle of a highway, which, if hit ...

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