Lion Sands Kruger National Park
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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 …
Rained off and on during the night but none of it was a drenching downpour and we were able to fold the tent in such a way we did not have a giant mess in the back of the car. Drove the road toward Phabeni and very near the Paul Kruger gate saw a purple crested turaco. Was a beautiful bird to watch.
Took a back road over to the Numbi road and checked out Transport dam one last time. Then Robert sees three giraffe standing looking intently ...
... things are not right for them. Never did see what had them so agitated but had to head back to finish our chores since we are leaving in the morning.
Washed clothes and hung them out as a temptation for it to rain since it is sorely needed. Turned the car in to be washed and compounded. Decided to walk over to the restaurant and have the buffet for a ...
... and decides to cross the river to another area. You could actually hear the splashing as he crossed. Very nice. We were not able to
see the rhino from any of the pullouts we looked in so hope there was a happy ending to this story..
Saw two more lions as we headed back to camp but they were not very easy to see and headed on back to camp. Fix lunch and did ...
... br> At the same time there was lion activity on our side of the river, there was a massive group of
elephants getting ready to cross the river. By massive, a group of over 50 I would guess. Some
people who had not seen the lions were taking pictures of the elephants. One young man was out the window of his car gesturing wildly. Not real smart with lions in the area but do not know if he was