Silonque Bush Estate
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking
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... clearing for coffee and Amarula (South African Cream Liquer made from the marula fruit) and are joined by the two other vehicles which shared in our rhino viewing. Stories are swapped and soon we are off to return to Billy's Lodge. Along the way, Conrad (who does not excite) becomes animated. Josh slams on the brakes. Conrad, Josh and Ashley all kneel in front of our Range Rover and new excitement is apparent. They have found ...
... big 5 even though they have killed the most people, (more about that later).
When we go on our nature, safari drives we are in a big Land Ranger that can get through some serious terrain. We went over trees and major bush areas in order to search for some wild game. Once spotted (usually by mmBongz), we would then follow the animal and get as close as we could while making sure to not make the animals feel ...
... at 6 and more bottles at 9:30. There is always something to do, but that said, it doesn't feel much like hard work. I've also had the biggest chill out in my time here, involving Kruger, the big swing, many drunk nights leading to midnight swims, several games of speed, tacky, capture the flag, assassins, hide and seek, guess that song, and even a murder mystery. You can't be bored in a place like this. The volunteers here are one big family ...
... acceptable than culling? Taking a detour onto gravel roads the bush opened out into grassy plains with more lone elephants, giraffe and a small pan with one hippo. The European roller is very common in the park at present and we see many with worms or insects in their beaks. One bird struggling to fly with a very large worm wriggling in its beak gave us a laugh! It did manage to make it to a branch and gobble down its prey. As we reached our ...
... of everyone else :) searching the bush we finally came upon what was causing all the hoohaa. A juvenile leopard hiding in the bushes. This one was particularly shy and the only glimpse I got was a patch of spots move from one clump of grass to another. It still counts though! With sunset fat approaching we made haste to the gates before we were shut in. The rest of the journey made peacefully in the dark, one thing My Darling was really good at was putting you to sleep. Waking when ...