Protea Hotel Nelspruit
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... rapidly approaching, and our desire to arrive in Nelspruit before dark, we had to cut our visit short.
Just after sunset we arrived at our lodge in Nelspruit, Khayalami Lodge, and after a traditional meal - pizza (well it's a tradition somewhere) we returned to our very beautiful room where we went to bed early, after two days in transit.
Tomorrow, off to the Elephant Sanctuary.
... proved a little short on mammals and somewhat tedious in the heat. There was a nice stop for a drink watching yet more Elephants and a Lilac-breasted Roller had a snack of a large cricket beside the car. Later on crossing a dry river bed we caught a glimpse of 4 Lions at rest. Difficult to see, and indeed with little obvious landmarks to describe their whereabouts Ann, who struggled to find them at first. Tall grass in front of us prevented photos other than a distant head shot.
... are so tall and majestic. Yesterday we saw several near the lions. I definitely didn’t want to see one taken by a lion. Fortunately it didn’t happen. They went in different directions.
Cape buffalo - We saw a big herd of them splashing in a waterhole one day as well as odd ones on other occasions. There were about 200 in the herd but only about 50 there.. Very dangerous apparently.
Yesterday we saw a python that had killed a duiker ...
... that we increased the population of whites by many hundred percent. Our first voyage into town was accompanied by looks of utter suprise, though with a handful fo siswati phrases, people were welcoming. It is different to how I imagined it in some respects- not least for how close we are to the cntre. It is definitely nice to feel that despite us all living together, we are still very much part of the community.
This is, in part, due to the anture of where ...
... from concrete block, single-story, where the stained glass windows had been installed but the building had no roof. Yet, when we got to White River, the shopping area looked as modern as any U.S. small-to-medium size town's retail area. We bought some cans of "Chakalaka" to bring home (it's like a "dirty rice" but spiced different). People shop with "intent"; they know what the want, grab, and go (and don't get in there ...