Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge
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... us all awake! JR knew the elephant was there but he thought it would be hilarious to give us a little fright! Cheeky bugger! Cautiously we make our way through the parade of elephants. They don’t like the light so JR is judicious as we get our photos. He shines the light on a mother with a very young baby and is careful not to agitate her too much. Another wonderful evening drives comes to ...
... at Bakubung mid-afternoon to the friendly security men who salute you every time you drive in or out. Our hotel room is very luxurious and nicely furnished with a window seat and leopard skin carpet – this will be one of few splurges for this budget trip (and was pre-paid before we left Australia so not counting it towards our budget!!). As luck would have it Wed and Sat nights are the only nights they have bush braais under their boma for dinner, so without hesitation we booked ...
... we head off for an hour tour around the golf course, past the dam, through the bird sanctuary. After a short period you get use to the feeling of toes pointing slightly down to go, heels slightly down to slow down and leaning forward to go up hill up back wards to go down hill. It ended up being a enjoyable experience with thoughts about buying one to get around. Onto a cruise boat to go around the lake was next. A very slow gentle ...
... to no avail, but after a brief panic we called the accom and they directed us here safe & sound so all's well that ended well. In the daytime we feel pretty safe, but we're not at all keen to do it in the dark! We are both enjoying africa, though Kynan is struggling with the local love of sauce sauce sauce on everything! In to Botswana tomorrow! Leave us a comment below, we love to read them. Bye for ...
... one until it is too late!
We arrived in the park at 3pm and had three and half hours to drive around as the gate closes at 6:30pm. If we are late, we will be fined. This was Lotta’s first time in the bush, so she was really excited and I was excited for her. The pressure was on to see lots of animals.
Our first sighting was a white rhino and calf. We had found one of the Big Five in only a few minutes- we were off to a great start. We ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool