Shangri-La Country Hotel
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Khwai North Gate Terry was not happy with the camp they allocated to us and I must say I understood that. There are 10 sites 8 of which are on the river and eventhough Terry had specifically asked for one on the river we did not get it. However once we had set up or camp we really enjoyed our few days as after all it is one's fellow campers that ultimately are more important than one's whereabouts. We went for a couple of game drives ...
... 2 remaining vehicles had to do the same.The urge to turn around and go back was overwhelming but totally improbable so through the water it was. Mac who was new to all this went next and finally it was our turn,Pete very confident and silently enjoying himself; me with eyes closed,jaw clenched,fervently praying while tightly clutching on to the bar in front of me. It was over in a flash and we were safely on the other side "whew, take a deep breath ......Well done our knights in ...
We woke up early, ha ha, and cuddled for a long time in bed, what an awesome start to the day. It was so nice to wake up in my dad's house and it was nice to know we had arrived and did not have to travel again for the day.
We went to town and collected quotes for the damage to the ...
... hide we spotted giraffe, ostrich, impala, warthog and red hartebeest.
We continued walking. I was hoping that we would have great, close sightings of animals as we were not in a car. We did walk quietly and then we came across three red hartebeest and two impalas. They froze when they saw us, and then ran off into the bush. It is a shame that the animals are quite skittish in this reserve. We were about half way through our ...
We have spent the past few days in Johannesburg with Paul's parents. For the rest of our leave we were visiting Nylsvley Nature Reserve for two nights and then off to Marakele GameReserve for two nights. We left early this morning, stopped along the way to buy food and a few other supplies. It took us a few hours to drive there.
Nylsvley Nature Reserve is not a big five game reserve. It consists of the Nyl River Floodplain, which is one of South ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility