Hulala Lakeside Lodge
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... I finished off my cask of wine so who knows what mistakes I made. Dinner at Kuka next door. Different tonight, got 3 course dinner. Chefs salad of egg, lettuce feta and tomato (huge but got through it), then chicken breast with pumpkin mash, mashed potato and spinach concoction with a lovely sauce then ice cream and chocolate topping. Very full. Updated blog. Now only have today to put in and photos. I hope you are all enjoying it. ...
... rain all day. This hampered our plans for the day resulting in us changing our original plans. We decided to go back over the mountains to Pilgrims Rest, a small mining village from the 19th century. The buildings have been preserved, some as museum pieces others existing as hotel and various shops. The weather was ...
... an hour. Having inspected various vast piles of poo, many plants and some spiders (fascinating), we looked-up to see a group of sleeping Rhino (collective noun = 'crash'). These had crashed-out so thoroughly that they even didn't stir as we snuck up on them - just their fog-horn shaped ears on alert, swivelling this way and that, listening-out for trouble. Even while resting they're vast, especially when you're standing in their clearing......like ...
... that looks out over the golf course and forest area. There is a fence around the property with a 24 hour guard gate. We sat out by the pool for awhile after unpacking. The pool was too cool to swim. Tonight we had dinner at the lodge. Tried a new fish, Kingklip. It was excellent. A good beginning to our first day in South Africa.
... left in the dark. Not the easiest of conditions to pack a tent up.
Anyways that day we commuted to Hazyview, which is just outside of Kruger National Park. My seat partner on the bus is Barb. She is an older woman traveling with her daughter, Desta, on the trip. She is old enough to be our mom or a very young grandma. They were also from the states bringing the total number of Americans for ...
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