Lion Sands Kruger National Park
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TravelPod Member ReviewsLion Sands Kruger National Park Skukuza
Wonderful setting, excellent facilities, fabulous large bungalows with terraces, plunge pools and view of the river, the best guides and trackers, fantastic food- what more could you want? We saw "the big 5 in 24 hours !!!
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Day 55 – Thursday 7th May
OMG – what a day !!!
Leaving Cape Town
We got up early – I slept in a little more while Doug had his shower and then I showered and dressed and we were out of the room a little after 7am and heading across to the …
... of cerebral malaria caught while on holiday in neighbouring Mozambique, we were not taking any chances. The Tsendwe bush camps 'dark' policy after 9pm means that all communal ablution solar lights go out and when moving around one definitely needs a torch or headlamp. Before hitting the sack, TK accompanied me to the ablutions with his bright headlamp to guide us. The loo was in pitch darkness but I felt my way around having left my torch back in our tent. ...
... some 15 kms away - no it was not to have a sun downer or to visit the ablution block - but to hopefully reclaim a pair of Leica binoculars left hanging from the back of a chair! Thank goodness for the lion, otherwise Dizzy Lizzie would not have known they were missing until back at camp! Mwah was making a habit of acquiring the 'mampara' title! Thank goodness there were no Parks Board official vehicles around as we sped down the gravel roads to retrieve ...
Satara, Shengwedzi & Olifants May is a good time to escape chilly Knysna. Kruger on the other hand is hot with temps of 12 in the morning to 34 degrees during day. I must have been thinking of Scotland again as somehow got my packing all wrong - far too many warm tops and track pants and not enough tee shirts and shorts! Well if that's all I had to worry about then as Carol would say, "shut the front door" or something similar ending in ...up!!! Life could not ...
5:30 am wake up call
6:00 am tea, coffee, juice, snacks prior to first ride of the day
6:30 am hit the road, view leopards, pride of lions including three males and a cub, three giraffes two of whom are trying to establish dominance, mother and baby elephant, bull elephant
9:00 am eat breakfast of fruit, decadent pastries, Eggs ...