Elephant Lake Hotel
Travel Blogs from Saint Lucia
... aren't I good enough when a little yellow leaf fell from a tree and whacked me on the shoulder (amazing how much a little thing hurts going at speed!) and her face popped into my head!! (Telling me off for blaming myself again). Off at 3 this afternoon for another drive. Up to top of hill to get telemetry on dogs. Saw Mother and baby Rhino. Then got reading on dogs, near camp. So close, then waited at 3 way ...
... 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 ...
When considering the wildlife of Africa, the 'Big Five' are a must see when visiting the continent. The term 'Big Five,' which includes elephants, lions, leopards, rhinos and buffalo, is actually a hunting reference. Bagging any one of the 'Big Five' in Africa, especially in colonial times, was an obsession which eventually brought these (and many other) species under tremendous pressure, and even close to extinction, especially when faced with 150 ...
... he said I was perfect and I would live to 100. He asked me if I was allergic to anything and I told him 'fish' to Jackie's embarrassment. The final diagnosis was that I had an inner ear imbalance, I'm my case possibly caused by the cold swimming pool in the heat and the altitude, commonly known as Vertigo. He gave me 5 days worth of tablets saying it should clear up within 2 days. We got a receipt for insurance purposes. Feeling mightily relieved ...
... between two young, male impalas. The sound of their antlers clashing was so fascinating. As our safari guide took us around, we saw more and more animals, like kudu, rhinos, giraffes, zebras, buffalo, baboons, and more. The highlight of the safari was definitely when we went to the hide and saw a male lion guarding a zebra carcass, with three lionesses laying not too far from him. And we weren't even that far away! Our guide told us to be silent because she didn't have ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service