Silonque Bush Estate
Travel Blogs from Phalaborwa
... We had some nice elephant sightings as well.
Back to the camp for lunch and a short rest. It was warm so we decided to leave early on our game drive for the evening. As we crossed the bridge we saw a very large crocodile and some turtles. We were on the tar road toward that goes toward Skukuza when we saw some kori bustards. One of them was a male and was making a booming sound and then a ...
"You shouldn't be standing there"' a man said from behind his half open car door window. "Last year a ranger was taken by a Cheetah right were your are stranding". Hmm better get back into the car then.
The town of Nelspruit is only about 35km from Kruger National Park. Some interesting facts about this place that it is as large as Holland –roughly 380 km long by 100 km wide. If you were to travel all the roads would only see about ...
... Sean seems to know which males were in maste (heat) -they will be the aggressive ones. It is important to stay away from the horny ones. Check out the You tube video of the English couple that had an elephant attack them in Kruger National Park. People are really nuts to try to go out on safari by themselves. If nothing else you could get terribly lost on those dirt roads.
I ate Kudo (antelope) for dinner. I'm loving this Stoney Ginger Beer. It is so much better than ginger ...
... we drove on and within a mile, blow me, I spotted a Giraffe. After taking a photo it disappeared and we continued on our way to Sunbird Lodge in Phalaborwa. After checking into the Hoopoe cabin, we were starving. On the owner Dave's advice we drove to the Buffalo Pub & Grill for pasta and a beer. We both had a massive bowl of creamy chili chicken pasta that neither of us could finish! After a couple of red wines it was to bed at 10.00pm. Song Of The Day - God's Gift by The ...
... slow in the park, and we would have never made it to our campsite before they closed for the night. Everyone on the bus is very nonchalant about it because it's life, and we were going on a proper game drive the next day.
We speed down to the clinic which was actually really nice, get Dianne stitched up and make it to our campsite essentially 15min before they were going to leave for the day. One the way to the campsite we spotted some ...
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