Protea Hotel Samrand
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- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... how rude some people can be. Fed the ostriches some pellets too. Next it was time for the lion cubs, we were able to go in together, there were 4 cubs in the pen, 2 were huddled together in the corner sound asleep, one by itself a little further away, then a white cub by itself just a bit further away again. We got some nice shots, again they were so sleepy that I felt quite safe. After that we continued on back to the car and drove around the lion ...
... and Shepherd Tree Lodges gave me some great opportunities to view some wildlife close up.
My favorite museum of all time is close in Johannesburg - the Apartheid Museum has a a stunning amount of information about the history of South Africa and it is well worth a visit. It will take anyone a day to take in all of the information.
My other favorite place to relax is to take a book, listen ...
Kilimanjaro to Nairobi. Picked up at our hotel in Arusha at 3:00 am for a 6:00 am flight. Took about an hour to get to the airport. Arrival supposed to be 8:05 am in Nairobi which turned out to be 8:30 a.m. Rushed to get our next flight which was supposed to be boarding at 8:30 a.m. Made it through security. Then waited and waited and waited some more outside for a bus. Anyway finally on our flight to Johannesburg. We now have a very bored 2 year old on our hands (Kyle) if we ...
... of Mamas cooking. Even though it was from Nandos. Ahaha. What an insane trip! Its not easy trying to quantify something as incredible as this 3 weeks but I felt like identifying the top 5 moments (in no order): 1. Seeing all the elephants travelling across the reserve on the dawn drive. 2. Playing with the lion cubs, Shia and Umgani. 3. The white lions and seeing Zulu and his family on the last dawn drive. 4. The social side of Kwantu. Such incredible people and ...
... one of the local ish chaperones, Mpumi, would take me around Joburg when she needed to go buy something which was cool cause I got to see a little bit of the city. If not, I would go to the men’s common room and chill with the coaches there and watch the Afrobasket championship (Angola won) which was fun because so many countries were represented at camp that there was always an argument or discussion amongst the coaches olo.
The only twist was I thought I was ...