Floreat Riverside Lodge
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Still at Kapama River lodge in Kapama reserve. Swam in cold pool. Leaving here tomorrow morning. Trackers and Guides are really good. Our Tracker is called Freddie, - and one of the biggest male lions we saw today is called "Nearly Freddie" by all the Guides, because Freddie was tracking him on foot and nearly got eaten...
With the weather set perfect, we headed off to Mac Mac falls about 13 kms south of Graskop. The 65 metre Mac Mac Falls is a National Monument, linked to the historic South African gold rush of the 19th century. Seemingly a gold-hungry Scotsmen decided to blow the river out of the way with dynamite to reach a gold seam. The result is today's spectacular twin waterfalls and it's well worth the visit! ...
... Unfortunately, we never really captured their sounds. Our noisy Egyptian Goose was still honking up the valley. After enjoying the quiet (you're not really supposed to talk in the hide especially if other people are present), we drove downstream to a low concrete bride and parked there to observe a pack of elephants playing in a pool about 100 yards downstream below some distinct pallisades. When the elephants were finished with their baths, we ...
... can walk there. No drinking and driving. Jippee. Maxie says we can crawl home. Haha. Was a great day with some awesome scenery, beautiful waterfalls and nice winding roads. Hoedspruit tomorrow. Have to be there before 11 to get new card from bank, but then we can relax and take in the views. Having supper at The Woodsman. Chicken liver starters and lasagne for mains. Lovely fire going to keep us warm. And some Savanna to quench the ...
... lunch since Craig was driving and couldn't- ha ha!
After lunch we started our waterfall drive- seeing three different ones. Some required a bit of a walk so we were on the lookout for snakes (none found) and Craig managed to crack his toe so was bleeding everywhere (can snakes smell blood? maybe that's just sharks???) but the waterfalls were all really beautiful (and Craig's toe was fine!).
We rolled into Graskop ...