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... well throughout my time in Africa and would argue that meals here tend to be on the larger size.
All of that food may have not been the best choice because the next day I SANDBOARDED THE DRAGON. And yes, I think the end of that sentence did warrant caps lock for added emphasis. The Dragon is the longest dune in South Africa at 332 meters and is renowned for its amazing sandboarding experiences, which I wanted, nay needed, to do as soon as ...
... interested in were the game drives. Three per day. Morning drive at 06:30, Bushwalk at 10:30 and evening drive including the sundowners at 16:30 till 19:00.
I will take you through this experience by the pictures.
But: a few things have to be explained.
The only two Rhino's at Thula Thula (all the other three were poached) are guarded 24/7 by a group of six rangers. One during the day and two during the night.
For those who ...
... for calling at this port was to go on a game drive, and as we had done this previously from excellent places in Kenya we had not opted to do so on this occasion.
We had to laugh off our mistake and repair to the bar and the pool deck and have a leisurely lunch before the Trivia quiz.
Amazing how the day goes so ...
Sophi, though a small giraffe, was very tall and ...
... Missed a leopard that crossed the road by about 20 seconds ... damn they are hard to see!
Arrived at Mpila Camp which is in the heart of the iMfolozi section of the park. Had a great game drive next day - lots of animals - as we headed for the western exit of the park.
Legendary Outback Expeditions (LOE) run trips thru remote Australia and southern Africa - for more details go to www.guidebooks.com.au and follow the link to ...