Elephant Lake Hotel
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... The trail is 350 meters, it was another challenge for me. I took my time and walked on the side next to the steps. I did it. Coming down was much easier. There was another lookout point which was 150 meters, no steps only a windy path.
Our hostess at the inn said, "Make sure you see the red dunes". We followed this dirt road and glad we had taken her advice, because they were ...
... us not to walk up to the koppie ledge. The heavy rain distorts the sense of sound, the teaming stream of water creates a grey haze around us, impairing our sight and the wetness dampens smell. Rick seems keen to get us back to camp, he is at a disadvantage in the storm, but so are the animals, he adds to try and put us at ease. The adrenaline is still high flowing from the elephant encounter only moments ago. I am already on very high alert, but now we have a storm to contend ...
Woke lots during night then cold (but had all windows open). Shower very hot, forceful water. Went to breakfast at 7 as I had to meet James at 8. Table of 7 ? Workmen there. Again the chef didn't start cooking hot food till later. Porridge, yoghurt, fruit and nuts. Then had eggs and bacon on toast. When I got up to get eggs, a monkey leapt on to my table and had to be shooed off by the staff!! Met James just before 8. Saw Zebra on drive ...
... Axel said "f#ck", we got worried and thought we'd missed seeing something but there was a spotted bush snake in the camera box that made a strike at him!!! Along one of the roads he stopped to chat at a guide in a safari vehicle about the Wild Dogs he'd just seen at the river. I was looking around then yelled "Lions, Lions!" As there was a lion in the grass behind us, turned out it was a whole pride of Lions, ...
... From the Nyalazi viewpoint we saw waterbuck and lion footprints in the muddy road surface but no lion sightings.
Stopping at Umbondwe picnic site for breakfast of coffee and tea, rusks and bran muffins we had great views over the Imfolozi river, extremely high water levels due to the recent heavy rains in the area.
A long period of not seeing any game was broken by a large herd of zebra on the road. The long ...