Protea Hotel Nelspruit
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- Adjoining Rooms
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... spot but the wheel was locked and he couldn’t bank it around a large signpost cemented to the ground. They had to lift the back of the car and move it over, and so we ran to help. The four of us heaved and pushed and inch-by-inch we moved the car just enough to bypass the signpost and get it the rest of the way into the parking spot. We shook hands with the men who thanked us, and almost immediately after, our cab ...
... At 2500kg, they are twice the weight of black rhino with proportionately longer and larger heads and a wide square lip. We never tire of seeing the zebras, wildebeast, kudus and the other antelope that roam here in huge numbers. We seem to lose track of time as we drive along rough dusty back roads. We will sit for thirty minutes or more, with the engine off, mesmerized by a herd, a flock or lone mammal . Before we know it, the dark is chasing us ...
... head bless him, the whiteys were changing colour quickly! We also made it out to a local vineyard which had an eagle sanctuary where you could hold owls, and a cool african cafe which gave a complimentary face paint with your drink (a tasteful face paint I’ll add), which seemed too good to pass on. A particular highlight was Yvonne’s scream and jump when the lady doing a secretary bird demonstration threw a rubber snake in our direction.
... could hit the heart, he stabbed. He hit the heart twice and then the jugular vein. As the lion lay dying, Wolhuter dragged himself to a tree and up to safety. As the second lion returned to attack, his remaining dog kept the lion at bay. Searchers found Wolhuter the next day and spent 5-6 days hauling him out of the bush. Arriving with septic wounds doctors held little hope of survival, but he did pull through. A statue of H.C. Wolhuter stands in the museum ...
... on this day but immediately started to see elephants, babboons, Klipspringers (small dear that can jump over a car as Craig related), zebras, giraffes, Impalas, Kudos, Waterbucks, hippos, a "Secretarybird" bird, and a 3000+ year old "Baobab" tree.
We cut the day a little short (about 3:30pm) and settled into the Satara camp in bungalo B38. Craig was next to us in B37.
All bungalos have pointed "thatched" roofs ...