Seasands Lodge and Conference Centre
Travel Blogs from Saint Lucia
Upon arrival in Seasands Lodge in St Lucia we met up with Loek and Bregje, who had arrived just a little earlier from Durban.
We hung around the lodge for a while. I took some more bird pictures (of course, especially since there was a wonderful Hornbill relaxing in the trees around the swimming pool) and then we headed out for for a boat trip …
... between two young, male impalas. The sound of their antlers clashing was so fascinating. As our safari guide took us around, we saw more and more animals, like kudu, rhinos, giraffes, zebras, buffalo, baboons, and more. The highlight of the safari was definitely when we went to the hide and saw a male lion guarding a zebra carcass, with three lionesses laying not too far from him. And we weren't even that far away! Our guide told us to be silent because she didn't have ...
... bricks and NONE OF MINE BROKE. Hallelujah! That afternoon a group of us volunteered for the local Croc Center in St. Lucia. We accompanied Mark, the main croc guy, through the wildlife park where we cleared hiking trails. With our machetes and saws in hand we whacked our way through the forest until we reached the end of the trail at the Indian ocean! It was a beautiful hike and and even more beautiful destination. Awesome afternoon!
Friday included another morning ...
This morning it was time to head home. We decided to take a slight detour and cross over the freeway and head into Hluhluwe Game Reserve for a little trip before heading home to Durban.
We headed into the park and hopped out to pay our entrance fee. On the way to the office Hudson (who is right beside me) says "Aw cute!" as I see him lean down to pat something out of the corner of my eye, as i focus, it's a ...
... regarding the previous report on Verreaux’s Giant Eagle Owl. This was inadvertently mis-expressed as a wing span of 24 inches. We intended to refer to the Owl’s body length at about 24", and to go on to report that the average wing span of Verreaux’s Giant Eagle Owl is a whopping 55”.
In a previous missive, we also mentioned and attempted to show a ‘Bark Spider’ in a web, strung across a trail. The light ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free parking