Lake Safari Lodge
Travel Blogs from Siavonga
... into the little Harbour of SPURWING ISLAND, made our hearts swell! Here was a place which any honeymoon couple would love to languish for a few days. Put this on your 'wish list', Oupa! Besides our Bush Adventures, I'm never sure what TK has next in store, considering his track record, so was this devised plan a subtle 'second Honeymoon' after 30 years of blissful marriage? It had all the makings of the perfect secluded romantic spot, but hey we ...
... long tusks. It was a great sighting. I could hear the sound of their tusks hitting each other. At this stage we were so close the huge, powerful creatures. I hoped that they would not be bothered by our close presence. They then walked back into the bush. We were only there for 20 minutes, but it seemed like so much longer.
We then walked back towards our campsite. I was looking forward to some shade- we were in full sun and sweating, it was also such a tease that we were ...
... the only people in camp; there were two other small groups.
After dinner as we sat around, Francois and I noticed a large shape very close by. We used our head torches to see what it was, but they did not produce enough light. So we turned on the car head lights and saw that it was a hippo and less than 30 metres away. It was happily eating grass and luckily was not interested in coming closer to us. During the night hippos were very ...
... Lake Kariba. That is when I found out that it is a 2 and a half hour drive to camp! It was only 67km, but the road was very rough and bumpy– full of rocks and had to be driven in 4x4. It seemed to take us so long to drive to the camp. The scenery along the way was very beautiful. The wildlife sightings was very disappointing – 2 skittish elephants, 2 kudus, 3 impalas and a white tailed mongoose.
We finally arrived at the camp site at 5:30pm, just in time to see the ...
... night we settled in for more reading and general chilling out before a game of boules on the sand as the sun went down.
Around 6pm we started smelling the amazing scent of a roast dinner!! Having not had an oven since we left London the prospect of a roast dinner was almost overwhelming. It certainly did not disappoint, a perfectly cooked roast beef and roast pork complete with roast veggies – amazing!
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center