Londlozi Private Game Reserve
Travel Blogs from Sabi Sands Game Reserve
... was first class. The staff were very friendly and relaxed and the food was very good....as well as the wine selection!
On arrival at Kirkham's Lodge we were greeted by the manager and introduced to our very own butler named Friday. A big friendly black African chap that would look after us at dinner. We were also introduced to Jardev our Ranger and Victor our tracker who has the unenviable job of sitting on the front bumper of the ...
... on a very nice visit with a game drive/float on the Pongola river with a young guide to see Hippo and Croc followed by a lovely meal on the old homestead verandah. Having a Nyala with a new baby just walk up to the tent was an additional delight.
Moving on to Hazyview, yet another of the Rattray family connections Chris Harvie provided lodging at his Rissington Inn. This man is a delight of irreverent humor and a journey to the restaurant bathroom ...
... are at the main lodge to gather for our morning drive immediately after - no breakfast. Somehow the excitement of the unknown around the corner curbs the appetite enough to get us through! We typically stop about 2 hours in to the drive to break for juice, coffee, or a Bloody Mary. They have it all packed on the truck and break out tables, table cloths, glasses, some biscuits (more like biscotti or cookies) and we get to stretch our legs for a bit.
... fun, really fun.
We had a lovely lunch, rested and went down for tea and
coffee at 3:30. What a safari we had
tonight. The first thing we came upon
were four Rhino drinking from a small pond.
Our guide said if we were lucky they’d take a dunk in the pool. They did and were so cute. It was a mother Rhino with her off spring and
two other little ones. They sure loved
getting muddy all over. We ...
... I managed to stay up all day, and I was glad I did as
it involved a lot of great chats with Zann, visiting the market run
by the Waldorf school that her daughter Jet goes to (which is
absolutely the most beautiful market I have ever been to, and I want
to design a school based on it), swimming in their pool underneath
the jacaranda tree and eating a fabulous dinner with the entire
family. I didn't get to know the family as much as I ...