Sabi River Sun Resort
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSabi River Sun Resort Hazyview
This was our base for a week. A gated Time-Share resort developed on a golf course. The serviced bungalows were well appointed. From here we drove our hire car [Nissan X Trail] to nearby Kruger Park, and the surrounding countryside and towns.
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... better than the equivalent in Australia. Recent money seems to have been spent on road surfaces, probably because this is prime tourist territory. Also we have seen no dodgy old beaten up vehicles as we expected, and are impressed with the modern state of the minibus style taxis, which are the only mode of public transport. The show at Elephant Whispers only goes for about 1.5 hours including the ride, but is very informative and to me fascinating, as ...
... One report states that it is the grave of a robber who was shot stealing a tent from one of the miners. A tent represented a "home", so was the most valuable of any individuals belongings. Stealing this tent was a most grievous crime and the punishment was meted out in the extreme. Another report states that the robber instead stole a wheelbarrow. Mining was finally closed down in 1971 and the town which has not greatly changed since then, became ...
... mining accidents. The one strange one was a "Robbers
Grave" which was on an North - South orientation so he could not
see the sun rise and set as all the other graves did. From here we
drove 1 km to the sight of the first diggings, again it was laid
out as a museum. There were several tents fitted out as accomadation,
shop, a pub and one was a jail complete with stocks to prevent the
inmate from leaving. From here we went down to the ...
... and the guide produced nibbles and drinks as we watched the sunset in the African bush before driving back in the dark!! Dinner has been round the camp fire in a wooden hut and was lovely! Tomorrow we need to be up again at 5 30 ! Hate these early morning starts!! And hope to find lions and we are on the hunt for a cheetah! So that's all folks tired tonight and ready to crawl into my mosquito netted bed!! ...
... hard to communicate with as we tried to use hand signals like thumbs up or down to see if he could hear at all and tried several different devices. We had some success with his right ear after a bit and were able to fit him with a #2 hearing aid, which is less powerful than the most powerful #9 aid. They range in power from 2-9 and we were to fit the appropriate aid depending on the profoundness of the hearing loss. It was very hard to measure this young boys reaction, ...