Silonque Bush Estate
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking
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... was lovely, yet again. Everyone has commented on how good the food is and it really is that good. After the meal, the kitchen brought out a birthday cake for Cath and sang 'Happy Birthday' in their own dialect which was a real treat. It was a chocolate cake and was very very rich and coated in dark and mild chocolate .... The team there then treated us to Azeris of local songs which was lovely and very ...
... them is on the menu for tonight; not ours, you understand, but the lions’.
Breakfast is almost ready when we arrive back at the lodge. We each order our preference of eggs and more while pastry and fruit and yogurt is laid out. Monkeys soon appear. They like the fruit and steal it.
African brunch is completely different from any in Kansas City. In Kansas City, humans are the only primates in the room.
... to look. Each drive we went on we all fit in a ranger with no top on it. Any elephant, leopard, buffalo, or any wild animal had free access to eat or attack us at any moment. BUT, we were with trained professionals, (thank you Robyn and mmBongz). Apparently they didn’t bother you if you were in the truck though. Only if you were on foot.
The African “BIG 5” animals include:
... itself there were many birds including saddle billed stork, hammerkop, heron and we could hear a fish eagle but couldn't see it. As we watched, two elephants came down to drink and three more grazed on the right hillside. Stopped at Tshokwane picnic site for lunch - kuduwors roll, I know it seems repetitive but we like them!! Then icecream :) We passed giraffe and zebra and stopped at Nkumbe lookout. The terrain had become hilly around here ...
... elephants, zebras, antelopes of all shapes and sizes, warthogs, eagles - it was animal madness.
The rest camp was lovely and our chalet is in the most beautuful spot looking out across the park and the river. At dinner we sat on the viewing deck and watched while hundreds of bats came flying out of the roof into the sky. Amazing!
In bed by 9 - shattered but happy. Another 5am start tomorrow. Big cats on our ...