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... the entrance there is a guard asking day visitor or staying in the park. You then have to fill out form with your vehicle information etc. From there we went inside registration and showed our reservations and our Wild Card. We were then given our travel documents that you then show each time you arrive at a rest area.
We were in the park and on the lookout by 10:30 and headed off to Skukuza. It was ...
... 8217;s coucal, Cape turtle dove, crested barbet, Wahlberg’s eagle (like the brown snake eagle but without the yellow eyes), loerie birds (Go-away birds), Cape glossy starlings, white backed vulture, red-billed weaver birdnests where each bird has its own entrance to the huge community nest, long tailed shrike. What a magical experience. Last night we arrived back from the drive to more pampering – candles, coloured stones, ...
... thing we saw was a herd of elephants, babies in tow, crossing the
road behind us as we sat and watched. Our driver, Lucksun, on the 20 minute
drive told us of a lion kill the night before of a baby wildebeest and we came
across the family searching for the baby, so sad to see. Finally a tiny golden
steenbok, characteristically hiding in the grass, helmeted guinea fowl scooting
down the road ahead of the vehicle, and ...
... after breakfast by first going to Sunset Dam. Here we sat for an hour and watched the comings and goings of a standard African waterhole. 2 groups of Impala came down, some getting perilously close to the Crocodiles. A herd at 10+ Elephants came down, keeping a very tight knit group and keeping the baby well hidden. A group of Giraffes came down very cautiously to a drink.
Again there were plenty ...
Today we were switching camps from the largest camp and administrative centre of the Kruger, of Skukuza to a smaller camp at Lower Sabie which was 45km further south. The day was virtually cloudless and therefore very hot and not particularly humid. Given the short distance to travel and that we could not check in till 2pm we decided on a lie in and leave at 8.30ish.
I found a few new birds for the trip list in ...